Category: devos

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...

Receive // Lent 2018 Week 6

“Behold I am making all things new.” – Revelation 21:5 This is the promise that is to come and the promise that stands today. God is making everything new – both today and in...

Remain // Lent 2018 Week 5

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” – John 15:5 In both...

Remember // Lent 2018 Week 4

I took this photo from my roofdeck a few years ago. Pretty spectacular stuff. There is no filter or editing done to it whatsoever. Just God’s beauty and wonder. It came after a night of...

Release // Lent 2018 Week 3

This journal holds a special place in my heart. It’s probably the ugliest one I own. But I’m okay with that. Because there’s a story behind it. Meaning to it. Significance. When Clay and...

Reveal // Lent 2018 Week 2

“You make beautiful things; You make beautiful things out of the dust. You make beautiful things; You make beautiful things out of us.” – Gungor, Beautiful Things A similar “desert” season to the one...

Reevaluate // Lent 2018 Week 1

I’ve experienced chronic pain over the last fourteen years in my back and stomach. It’s been a long and difficult journey and one I would not wish upon anyone. In particularly difficult seasons, I find...

the sacrifice of thanks

reading: Psalm 50, Exodus 13:17-14:31 . . . Thanksgiving. We don’t often first think of the word “sacrifice” when we think of giving thanks. Well, I don’t know about you, but I sure don’t....

fleeting beauty

Clay and I went to the farmer’s market after church on Sunday. I really wanted to get two bunches of these beautiful black and white flowers. But in keeping with our budget, I opted...