Ten Lovely Things Saving My Life This Winter

Over the past year, Charleston and I have logged many math-lesson hours studying the ins and outs of how to study and use a calendar; hence, our recent discussion on the subject ...

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Lately + January 2023

It’s taken me longer than usual to break through the fog that settled over me at the tail end of 2022. That sounds a lot more dramatic than it is; everything is ...

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Faithful: 01.23

Isn’t it remarkable how different we all are? I’m struck by this fact almost daily, and the more I look for these differences, the more I see. A while back, I was ...

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Trading It Out

If you’re reading this in real time, it’s Monday. But I’m writing this on a Saturday, which is when I do almost all of my writing. The house is empty (minus Arlo, ...

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Stumbling Backwards (January Verse—Hebrews 10:19-25)

The uncertainty of the past few years has provided copious evidence for the futility in making New Year’s predictions. In his reflections on the start of another new year, author Tim Challies ...

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Faithful in 2023

Happy 2023! Let me be the first (well, probably not the first, but maybe in the top dozen or two?) to wish you a very happy New Year! I feel as though ...

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Two Thousand Twenty-Two: The Highlights

On this December 31st—Day 365/365—it seems fitting to zoom back the lens for a bird’s eye view of the year. In many ways it was an entirely ordinary year for me and ...

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Lately // December 2022

Surprise! I’m popping in with a Friday post because it’s recap week here on the blog, and this December just isn’t going to recap itself. Truth be told, I’d initially intended for ...

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What I Learned in 2022

Almost every year of my past decade has been marked by some great hurdle, challenge, hardship, or pivotal event: a new baby (or babies), a cross-country move, an infertility trial or miscarriage, ...

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Our Rock (Sermon on the Mount, Part 12)

I grew up singing “The Wise Man Built Himself Upon a Rock” in Sunday School. At two and three and four years old, I spent Sunday mornings gathered with a handful of ...

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