Before I started writing here and digging deeper into purpose and identity, I spent a lot of time reading blogs. There were a couple that I frequented more than once a week, and I learned about these women and their families. I wanted to live the life they lived. They seemed to have a lot of wisdom, something that I also wanted to flourish in … Continue reading The Gospel in Her Face
A few years ago, I remember arriving at church and sitting down in our row. We sit in the same spot every week. Familiarity is comfortable, and we often sit by the same people every week. But that week, there was a new couple that sat a few seats away from me. I remember the woman was young, probably my age, and I didn’t recognize … Continue reading Rally
The other night Evan was away while I put the boys to bed by myself. Bedtime is not my favorite time because getting everyone to bed in a timely manner takes a lot of time. I don’t usually read to my kids before bed because I’m lazy. But that night felt important. So I read the story of Moses delivering his people out of Egypt. … Continue reading Seas & Fame
I’ve been talking about community over the past few weeks because it’s difficult for me. I had a strong community when I was younger, but once life became filled with kids and work and stress, I ignored the need for community. It’s easy to overlook. It’s difficult to return.
So, I’m gonna hit on a few questions, concerns, lies that I tell myself and what Truth really is. Continue reading “Community: Me vs. The World”
This year started with some crazy ideas. One, starting a new blog (this one!) to replace my old one. I like this place I’ve made here. Two, connecting with other women. Whether it be through a discipleship/small group or just being intentional about relationships. Lately (as in, the last few years), I have been super lame about being intentional with people, especially women. And ladies, … Continue reading Try It. It’s Worth It.