21 11, 2017

When You Don’t Feel Thankful

By |2017-11-21T13:03:51+00:00November 21st, 2017|Thanksgiving|

This is a safe place, right? Well here's the deal: I genuinely want to jump into Thanksgiving with an overflowing heart of gratefulness. I really do. But one friend just buried her brother, another got laid off three days before Thanksgiving, and another [...]

22 12, 2016

Backroads to Christmas

By |2016-12-22T13:44:07+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Worship|

These words are for the person who’s ready for Christmas to begin, and for the one who’s ready for it to be over. These words are for someone who woke up this morning like, “Whoa. CHRISTMAS IS IN THREE DAYS. [...]

25 10, 2016

Notes from a Sunken Ship

By |2016-10-25T12:51:16+00:00October 25th, 2016|Reminders|

I'd always wanted to scuba dive through a sunken ship and, several years ago, it happened. Derek and I rolled backwards off the side of a small boat into the salty Caribbean. We adjusted our gear, gave each other the ready [...]

4 08, 2016

It’s Not What You Think

By |2016-08-04T06:24:48+00:00August 4th, 2016|Books|

My summer brain has gotten a bit fried from all of the sunshine lately, so I've happily invited more listening and less blabbing into my life. I just finished the book, It's Not What You Think: Why Christianity Is About So Much More Than [...]

22 06, 2016

3 Summer Goals Worth Having

By |2016-06-22T06:30:27+00:00June 22nd, 2016|Lifestyle|

Since this is the first official week of summer—and since it’s already a million degrees outside—I thought I’d share some of our kid-friendly, family-friendly, and human-friendly goals for the summer. I use that word loosely, as we’ve been throwing out anything exceptionally [...]