Tag Archives: Faith

Longing For Home

Longing For Home

The sun was just dipping below the horizon when we turned into our neighborhood and a white picket fence—OUR white picket fence—came into view. Following the U-Haul trailer that had been my guidepost for the last 1400 miles, I eased my car onto the long driveway, turned off my ignition, and sobbed a deep sigh… Continue Reading

Perfectionism Strikes Again: Messy Toddlers, the Enneagram, and a Trip to Costco That Sent Me Into the Arms of God

Perfectionism Strikes Again: Messy Toddlers, the Enneagram, and a Trip to Costco That Sent Me Into the Arms of God

I was walking through Costco last week when I saw her: she was impeccably dressed, in a fitted pencil skirt and ironed blouse more suited to a day in the office than a morning spent running errands. The items in her cart were neatly stacked, each one strategically placed to make room for all of… Continue Reading

Beyond Resolutions: Kicking off 2016 with Intentional Values and a New Word of the Year

Beyond Resolutions: Kicking off 2016 with Intentional Values and a New Word of the Year

I love the start of a new year, with its fresh beginnings and limitless opportunities. There’s nothing intrinsically special about January 1st, but a simple flip of a page on the calendar can be a powerful catalyst for implementing healthy habits, addressing old hangups, and tackling new projects. I’ve written in the past of my… Continue Reading