I have to confess something: I’ve always been a coffee girl. Give me mug brimming with a fresh pour-over (hold the cream and sugar), and I’ll give you a hug and a coffee-stained grin. Coffee. It’s kind of my thing. All that to say: I’ve been reading “The Way of Tea and Justice” with giant […]Read More the way of tea and justice
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
Today marks the start of a new month, and really, a new season. Blogging can feel like a vacuum. It’s easy to forget there are real people behind the keyboards, real hearts behind the screens. I try to be genuine and authentic in my online outlets, and part of what helps is connecting with a community […]Read More if i wrote a novel
Some mornings are tougher than others. Some days are more exhausting than others. Some weeks are more trying than others. Some entire seasons of life are more challenging than you’ve ever imagined. Parenting little children is not for the faint of heart. Parenting boys is not for the faint of heart. Parenting kids from hard […]Read More when you want to throw in the towel
If I really believe God is who he says he is, then what does that mean? How does that affect the way I schedule my day, the way I interact with others, the way I raise my children, the way I prioritize, the way I dream, the way I live? Almost a year ago, I […]Read More if god is real, then what?
This post about living simply was written by our good friend Derek. The way he lives his life inspires and encourages us to take steps toward simplifying and living more relationally. In a time when Christian leaders are building multi-million dollar, 16,000 square-foot mansions, Derek’s words + actions point to Jesus and spur us on to […]Read More simplifying our addiction to stuff
[My good friend Jeremy is a gentleman and a scholar, and an introvert. I’m thrilled that he’s sharing his words here in a guest post on being an introverted Christian.] 31 Days of Living the Kingdom at Home. How perfect for an introvert. That means I can sit on my couch with freshly-made coffee, a […]Read More an introvert's thoughts on home + church + community + all of the things