So. Much. Has. Happened.
A friend of a friend who has been on a road trip of this size gave us some advice: Have a sense of humor. Have a plan, but be flexible. Turns out our very first day gave us plenty of opportunity to test this out. We had our plan! And it involved leaving our […]
“nulla dies sine linea” The latin proverb that says, “not a day without a line.” Some add, “not a day without a line drawn.” It refers to the practice of your art, be it painting, writing, the etudes on a piano, learning to pray. Recently, we’ve been giving our home a little upfit. Spell check […]
This last week was our family’s sort of “spring break.” The kids were off school and Matt determined to take time off of work even if we couldn’t go on vacation. So, we enjoyed the benefits of staycation. Some big ones: no days spent packing and unpacking, no fussing over what to take/leave behind, no […]
A friend of mine, Karen Trigg, has this beautiful ministry called Ruth’s Hope. She is passionate about pouring what she has learned in her walk with Jesus into others in a very transparent, refreshing and thought-provoking way. She disciples young women and opens her home to become a safe place for many. She recently asked […]
Tears fall like cleansing streams. This my heart, open before You. Do your thing. Trading my Martha now for this Mary moment. Sitting. Still. One moment can be worth years with You. I believe this moment, quiet hidden moment, matters more than I know.
photo credit: Corban Shaw “Then the time came when the risk it took to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin
Sometimes we have low points. Not often do we talk about it. This was written during one such time for me, and for a long time I couldn’t post it. I’m not sure why it’s so hard. In hindsight, I’m sure it would have been better for me to share it when I was in […]
So far, I like this age. I’ve been 34 for one day. And it’s been a great day. Here’s a run down of some highlights: 7:30am — Smile as I see lots of messages already from friends giving their birthday wishes. 8:30am — Enjoy a much needed long chat with one of my best friends, […]
DIY Valentine’s Day Cards So nowadays in kindergarten they call it “friendship day” but the old rules I remember from childhood still apply: bring valentine’s cards in, and bring one for everyone. I’m not trying to knock the holiday paraphernalia you see in every store come January–I’ll even admit to feeling something strangely pleasant at […]