Hey there, Momma. Have you been struggling, weighed down by ALL THE THINGS you have to do just to get through a day? I was on full out survival mode for a good two years; maybe more, but I really don’t want to count. I have a real tendency to get choked under the hold… Read More A Note to Mothers Who are Struggling: What Do You Want Them to Remember?
I’ve learned something huge about what it means to love one another this year, and I wish I could go back and teach it to my younger self. Over the last 12 months, I cannot even count how many times people supported my family and showed us actual, tangible love. We bought a house last… Read More Just Show Up: How to Love Your Neighbor
I’m finding that I have a hard time writing about life as it’s happening. I’m better at narratives, which means I find my footing better in hindsight. Bear with me, as I attempt to share in the midst… 2017 has had some really big moments. We bought a house, Hosanna learned to walk, Josiah started… Read More Holy Spirit, You Are Welcome Way Down Here
There’s this thing that keeps up isolated, this thing that keeps us from being freely connected to Christ and the people in our lives. I’ve been pondering this thing, SHAME, because of the destruction I see it causing. Shame is a liar. It tells us that our sin, our struggle, our mess is unique. It… Read More Stop Hiding. Shame is Not Your Guide
If you have read many of my blog posts, you may already know that I really like the idea of minimalism and its benefits. I believe in living small, and I try to keep my life relatively simple. However, the last five years have taught me that it is possible to live TOO small. Sometimes,… Read More It is Possible to Live TOO Small