28 Amazing Attributes of God to Cherish

I’ve been in a funk lately, with my moods and my energy not where I’d like them to be. Culture would tell me it’s time for some “me time” and self-pampering, and ...

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Surprise! Baby #4 Coming This August!

It was just before Christmas, and I was feeling off. My stomach had been a mess all week, I was more exhausted than I should have been, and—most notably—I’d been hormonal and ...

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Unconventional Love Stories

‘Tis the season for heart-shaped chocolates, crimson roses, stolen kisses, and crushes revealed: no doubt about it, love is in the air! I’m not opposed to a great romance (not the flash-in-the-pan, ...

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Acclaim–> Imitate –> Purpose (February Verse—Psalm 89:14-15)

I love to watch Kali as she watches Disney musicals on TV. She stares transfixed at the screen, studying the princesses’ every word and movement and downloading the details to memory for ...

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Ten Simple Things That Are Saving My Life This Winter

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, it means that you survived the month of January, and if your month was anything like mine, that’s a feat worth celebrating. This January brought all the ...

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Lately + January 2024

If you’re reading this on the day it’s published, I’m currently flying across the country on a plane headed for Orange County, California. It’s my first flight in nearly five years, my ...

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An Unmistakable Light (January Verse—1 John 1:5-7)

In the past few months our church’s weekly attendance has begun to outgrow our meeting space (a space that is less than two years old!). It’s a great problem to have, but ...

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Charleston Michael || Nine Years Old!

Dear Charleston, You asked me to cuddle with you at bedtime last night. You also asked the night before last, and the night before that too. In fact, you ask me every ...

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A Light in 2024

The Christmas season was underway and Luke and I were savoring a mid-week date night: the food was delicious, the company was good, and now that the meal was winding down and ...

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Two Thousand Twenty-Three: The Highlights!

With 2023 drawing to a close, I can think of no better way to end my blogging year than with a look back. I began my retrospection a couple of weeks ago ...

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