Flipping the Script (Sermon on the Mount, Part One)

Kali and Sully are terrified of our Roomba vacuum. For the sake of their sanity and our peace, we only run it when they are sleeping or out of the house, but ...

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The Truth Chronicles: Better Together

Acquaintances and newer friends are often surprised to learn that I identify as an introvert. When I meet new people, I tend to come across as outgoing and social: I love getting ...

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Triumphs and Trials of Traditions

To be human is to be an observer of tradition. Whether personal, cultural, religious, or otherwise, we all participate in traditions—sometimes willingly, occasionally begrudgingly, often intentionally but also (perhaps more often) passively. ...

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God With Us

Growing up, one of my favorite holiday traditions was gathering as a family in the days leading up to Christmas to read through our Adornaments book. Each night, after listening to my ...

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Black Lives Matter

I had another post scheduled for today, but in light of our present circumstances, it didn’t feel right for me to continue on with business as usual.  I’m not usually one to ...

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Charleston Michael // FIVE Years Old!

Dear Charleston, Tomorrow is such a special day because you will be turning FIVE years old! It seems like just yesterday that your tiny body was placed on my chest for the ...

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Nine Things I Learned in July {2019}

I recently heard the Socrates quote, “The unexamined life is not worth living,” and I instantly knew that I had a new life mantra (to add to my vast library of life ...

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Quick Lit: Reading Wrap-Up, Part One // May 2019

This is a post of many genres: memoir, Bible teaching, YA, biography, and thriller—they’re all represented in today’s round of reviews. Let’s get to them! Surprised by Motherhood: Everything I Never Expected ...

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Quotable // from Ravi Zacharias

“Jesus Christ did not come into the world to make bad people good, but to make dead people alive.” ~ Ravi Zacharias ...

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Light and Longing

Come along with me on a stroll through a Christmas wonderland . . . .  Take a deep breath. Inhale the fresh pine needle smell, mingled with the scents of mulled cider ...

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