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...

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...

crockpot lemon chicken

I love crockpot dishes. They do all the work for you! And they just make good plain cozy comfort food for this chilly winter weather! The hubs and I had a bunch of leftover veggies...

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...

7 things I wish I knew before my wedding day

Our wedding day was magical–truly gorgeous, better than I dreamt–and yet there are things I wish I had known to do beforehand! The following is my gift to you, bride-to-be, to help you as you...

Thieves: steals the sickness!

We’re still trudging through these winter months. We had a fake-out with some warm weather these last couple of weeks in sunny Santa Monica, but winter is back with a vengeance! It’s like 64...

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...