Today my husband, Judah, celebrates 28 years on earth. We were married just before he turned 20, and I remember him the day before his birthday becoming very reflective. “What am I doing with my life?” He asked me. “Am I wasting it? Am I doing what God wants me to do?” I thought it was a little bit ... Read More about 28 Years of You
It was late one night while my husband and I were getting ready for bed. As I went through the motions of brushing my teeth and washing my face, I was bemoaning to him that I felt like I was functioning from underlying frustration in everything, especially toward our kids. It’s been a bit of a tough ... Read More about The Gift of Repentance
I was “amen-ing” this book from the moment I started reading it. Kristen and Bethany do such a wonderful job of addressing some tough-to-handle topics in regards to sexuality, and then bring the reader back over and over to what brings true freedom and joy: looking to Jesus and allowing Him to teach ... Read More about Sex, Purity, and the Longings of a Girl’s Heart – Book Recommendation
Recently I was getting ready for the day, going through my routine of putting in hair products and applying my 5-minute face (ok… maybe it takes a tiny bit longer than five minutes) like I do every day. So often this time becomes my “thinking time,” and this particular day was no different. As I put ... Read More about To Self-Care or Not To Self-Care?
One of our neighbors has a bush in their front yard that is my absolute favorite in the springtime. Every year in late May, I eagerly watch to see if it’s in bloom as I drive past. It has beautiful white blossoms clustered together to form little orbs that are rather whimsical looking, and make me ... Read More about A Season to Bloom