a gift for the newlyweds

It’s Spring. Which means… wedding season is upon us! If you are in need of a gift for the newlyweds in your life, these two books are my favorite go-tos for complimenting a gift...

100 questions to ask before marriage

Three years ago today, after an outdoor concert on the Pepperdine lawn, Clay walked me to my doorstep and we paused on the sidewalk to gaze up and admire the {rare for LA} big...

lavender bath salts

These bath salts make for a super quick gift! All you need is: love Kidding. {Well, I mean, it doesn’t hurt.} All you need is: a small mason jar with lid baking soda epsom...

freedom

“God I fall down to my knees with a hammer in my hand; You look at me, arms open. ‘Forgiven, forgiven. Child, there is freedom from all of it.’” – Crowder, Forgiven On Ash Wednesday,...

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. ⠀⠀...

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...

three years. first day of Spring.

Three years ago today, he knocked on my door, walked me to his car, and took me on what would be my last first date. He prayed over our meal, walked me down Third...

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...