Category: faith

float the canal

Packing up for our family trip to Hawaii, I couldn’t wait to get to the airport to pick up Clay. He’d been gone two weeks in the Congo on a work trip, and we’d...

on letting go and trusting God.

2018 brought quite a few lessons on letting go and trusting God. With Clay in an interim job position, much of our year felt like just that — an “interim” or an “in between.”...

Christmas Eve advent devo

This year I was asked to write an advent devo for our church. I thought it would be nice to share it here! . . . . . . . “She will bear a...

grief.

Grief. It sneaks up on you. Often when you least expect it. Pops up out of the blue with no warning at all.⠀ Last night we were watching Last Man. Neil’s daughter had passed...

living water

“Like cold water to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.” – Proverbs 25:25 Water. We all need it. We can’t live without it. We need it to survive. We...

rest: a four-letter word

When my little brother was in elementary school, my mom found a list tucked away behind the books on his bookshelf – a white piece of paper, with blue Crayola writing. It was a...

take this burden

I found this post I wrote but never published from about three years ago. As I read through it, it ministered to my soul in this current season I am in, with all it’s...

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...