Monthly Archives: August 2014

can you love God without loving your neighbor?

Maybe you haven’t stepped into a church in weeks, months, years. Maybe you go every Sunday but aren’t quite sure why it’s worth the routine. Maybe you’re a person of faith. Maybe you aren’t. But for whatever reason (perhaps being … Continue reading

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prosperity candle set giveaway

Prosperity Candle is a growing company that aims to make our world a little brighter through community, compassion, and creativity. (Remember how I recently introduced you to one of my favorite companies? If not, go here now!) Each fair-trade candle is … Continue reading

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pink crayons and reconciliation

A pink crayon in hand, I concentrated on turning the frown into a smile. I methodically changed the tiny “No Coloreds Allowed” sign into “Coloreds Allowed.” A first grader with thick, colicky bangs and light pink jelly sandals, my mind and my heart … Continue reading

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prosperity candle: light a candle, change the world

“A prosperous life is full of light, beauty, and purpose. A home filled with objects of beauty, reflecting your tastes and values. A world aglow with gratitude, connection, and community.” I have to tell you, I’m smitten with Prosperity Candle. … Continue reading

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pursued: the anderson family

You know how you have friends, and then you have your people? Let me introduce you to the Andersons. They are our people. Like, really. They are. I wish we lived closer, because we’d probably get into a lot of … Continue reading

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don't stress the mess

It’s back-to-school time, and Joseph was thrilled to start back up with preschool. (I, however, am choking back tears.) Summer vacation may be over, but I’m so thankful for all the happy memories we made. Joseph has a blast in the kitchen, but … Continue reading

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pastors' wives confessions

Can I share something with you? Of course I can, and I will, because hi, I’m Kayla and I tend to over-share. And this is my little corner of the great big Interwebs and you’re here, so let’s just be honest … Continue reading

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