Category: faith + life

Easter people

We may be standing in the cold, staring up at an empty cross, but the hope that we have will not fail. He will rise again. ⠀⠀ He has. He is. He will. ⠀⠀...

three years today

This is a photo of my husband, Clay, and my three year old nephew {as of today!}, Sawyer. It might look like an ordinary birthday photo, but to me it means so much more. You...

Spring is coming

My sister told me “Spring is coming” toward the end of a conversation when she had texted me early Monday morning to chat about something else, and yet I had ended up breaking down...

the God who sees AND shows

I received a text last night that reduced me to tears. It said this: I was so excited when the UPS guy dropped if off RIGHT after I got off the phone with you!...

into the abyss

This will be my final post. For a while. Not sure how long. I just know I have to… I’ll be heading back into my writing hole, back into the abyss. I took a...

2 sides of the same coin

I just went on a 20-minute walk. I often take short walks during days when I’m home writing. Even on a day like today when I am not feeling well, while my body is tired,...

the mountain before me

Hot tears poured down my cheeks as I attempted to explain to my husband how I was feeling. The fire burned in the fireplace. The lights were dim. I closed my eyes as if to...

2018: a word, a verse, a creative God

It’s New Years Eve, and my heart and mind feel full — of anticipation, but also of pressure. Anyone else feel me? With the start of a new year, I feel this pressure to...

dirt-covered fruit

It’s the day after Christmas. I awoke late into the morning. Upon rising, I immediately felt a wave of anxiety rush over me. There are presents everywhere, tissue paper strewn about, errands to be...