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Sixteen Things I Learned in November {2017}

Sixteen Things I Learned in November {2017}

Yesterday I bombarded you with pictures filled you in on the happenings and highlights of my November. Today, we’re taking a look at what went on behind the scenes: the lessons I learned while making fun memories and living through the month’s big experiences. Some of what I learned has been big, some of it… Continue Reading

Resting in God’s Love

Resting in God’s Love

At the start of the year, I selected Love as my word for 2017. I know I wasn’t alone in feeling a little battered and bruised by the events of 2016, and as a new year approached, my heart was heavy over the prevalence of fear and hatred in our world. After much prayer and… Continue Reading

The Power of Someone Else’s Story

The Power of Someone Else’s Story

This past fall, Luke and I joined a community group with five other couples from our church. Prior to joining the group, none of us knew each other and we had little in common, other than attending the same church each Sunday. To help us form quick connections, we began the process of sharing our… Continue Reading

Love in 2017

Love in 2017

Happy New Year! I hope that your year is off to a promising start! I’ve missed you these past couple of weeks, but feel refreshed and rejuvenated from my mini break. Our family of three inaugurated the year with a fun and (mostly) relaxing ten days with extended family in California, and I’ve spent this past week doing some spring cleaning and reacclimating to normal, post-holiday life. As much as… Continue Reading

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

It was a dark and stormy night. It’s a cliché to introduce a story that way, but the night of November 18, 2013, was truly one of the darkest and stormiest nights of my life. I sat in the emergency room bed, clutching Luke’s hand in a viselike grip and staring up at the ticking… Continue Reading