Summer dreams

This week my husband said to me, “I think we should think about all of the things we want to do this summer!” So naturally I thought the only was this probably could be solved was with a list!

Simple, but oh so challenging.

You were called to love everyone. You were not called to be close to everyone. These were words that a youth leader said this morning to a group of middle schoolers. I wish someone would have said it that simple to me a lot earlier in life. “This is the message you have heard from…

Mom heart melting – Party of One!

I’m sitting in this place called Tiny Town – it’s literally what it sounds like … a tiny town built for kids to play in a land of pretend. Among the room are a bunch of kiddos from tiny to toddlers, a bunch of moms… and one dad. My husband. If there was ever a…

I was supposed to have a baby today.

A few months back I shared the story of our miscarriage. What I didn’t know then was that the story wasn’t finished. Which in hindsight was naive to think… but I hadn’t gone through this before so I really had nothing to compare it to. I’ve been trying to write this entry for weeks, you…

The journey to pursuit.

A couple of weeks ago, I wasn’t sure what it was… Maybe the rain – getting past this season of healing – new rhythms – but it had just all flooded in and I was feeling heaaaaavy. Like wanted to just crawl in a hole and wait for sunshine kind of funk. Have you ever…