Category: faith

what a difference a gelato makes

// on unplanned blessings in times of transition // When we returned from our recent trip to Europe, the question I kept getting was, “So, how was it?!” “It was the best of times;...

compassionately curious

“Be compassionately curious before you’re carelessly critical.” – Audrey Roloff The other night Clay and I settled onto the couch with our Navigator’s Council marriage journal from Beating 50 Percent {which has easily become...

all in

// on going all in—in your dreams, your visions, and your calling // “There’s no turning back now. I’m going all in; head first to the deep end.” – Matthew West, All In This photo...

an intro

// a little bit about me // He’s not only my husband, he’s tangible evidence of God’s grace and goodness in my life. I never thought I’d meet someone like him—handsome and godly. I...

I have this hope.

This song by Tenth Avenue North has affected me so much in this season of unknown that I decided to write a blog about it. “Was there purpose for the pain? Did I cry...

if I could go back…

Just laying here enjoying the Texas heat. There’s a cool breeze, and I am all nostalgic with all the feels. This morning Clay and I walked around west campus a bit, and I got...

write this down

I found this photo from June 23 three years ago while scrolling through iPhoto and writing my new book outline this morning. I connected some dots, revealing quite an intricate web, and while I...

a just war

Okay, let me preface this post by saying that while I know I should be in tune with the details of what’s going on around the world, I tend to not watch or read...

to the one who battles depression

My heart is heavy for the celebrities we lost this month. What makes it even heavier is knowing that for every suicide we hear about, there are so many more that occur. Depression is...

control

As I get ready for the evening, the song “Control” by Tenth Avenue North comes through my speaker in our bedroom. And as I listen to the words, tears form in my eyes as...