Christmas shopping doesn’t have to be stressful! I’ve handpicked 9 beautiful items to highlight in this year’s give-back gift guide, and it’s a joy to share them with you! From hand-poured candles to hammered art from Haiti to handmade ballet flats, these are gifts I’d love to see under the tree. They’d make thoughtful Christmas presents for […]Read More 2014 gift guide
In the quiet of the morning, I’m sneaking into the dark corners of the living room, an old mug brimming with coffee as my only companion. As I sit here and I look at this place we get to call home, I wonder how my heart can be free when it comes to true, life-giving […]Read More 31 days of living free: heart, home, and hospitality
When we were in the thick of adopting Joseph from Nigeria, we were intentional about being sensitive to the language we used. Words matter. When we created a t-shirt design to help with adoption fees, we settled on an image of a tree with visible roots. As God began to form our family, we sensed […]Read More 31 days of living free: words matter (and a letterpress giveaway!)
As I mentioned yesterday, this week I’m exploring what it looks like to live free at home. I want our home to be a deep exhale on a cold winter’s day. I want it to be the type of space where you can hang your scarf on the homemade coat rack, shake off snowy boots next […]Read More 31 days of living free: make room for grace
Prosperity Candle combines so many things I love — beautiful design, sustainable impact, and the empowerment of women. They’re the real deal, and I was thrilled to introduce the fairtrade candle company to so many of you, and was thrilled when Prosperity Candle offered to host a giveaway just for Many Sparrows readers! The winner will […]Read More who won the prosperity candle 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 handmade by a woman earning a living wage, empowering families to flourish. Prosperity Candle is very […]Read More prosperity candle set giveaway
“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. I’ve been lighting our home with these lovely candles in pretty much every spot in our house […]Read More prosperity candle: light a candle, change the world