Category: marriage

appreciation over comparison: part 2

This is a continuation of my last post on appreciation over comparison.⠀ My wise hubby recently said as we were discussing the topic, “When we compare, we elevate ourself; when we appreciate, we elevate...

appreciation over comparison

I wake up. I see the dishes drying that he did after we were asleep last night. I see the exercise ball he bounced her on so I could finish my dinner. And my...

the night sky

March 11, 2015. He walked me to the door. We stopped on the sidewalk and gazed up at those rarely bright Santa Monica stars. And he asked me to be his girlfriend. Three weeks...

our maternity photos

I can’t wait to meet this sweet baby girl. I am so grateful for these photos. They are a celebration of her life, this gift from God, and this miracle of His good design....

a new journey

In so many ways it felt like the end of a journey when we took this photo. And in so many ways it was. It was the end of a long journey of singleness....

on the journey together

I was just checking in on my registry at Babylist, and one of the little icons on the top read “Clay is on the journey with you” and had a little trailer icon next...

beauty in winter

// on enduring winter seasons and seeing the beauty through the lens of the God who created them all // Back to the spot where we got married, almost three years ago. Looks quite different...

with awe and wonder

“Oh, darlin’ my heart’s on fire for you.” – Passenger I remember looking into his eyes that day with awe and wonder that he chose me. Fast forward into marriage, and I find myself...

our journey of miscarriage

On October 3, our world changed. In one moment our lives would never be the same. We became parents. It was a season of celebration, of anticipation, of dreaming and planning. My sweet parents...