Tag Archives: devotion

the dangerous definition of love

Everyone wants to be loved. And most people want to love others in return. But do we truly know what love is? Today, my friend Katherine Henson is here sharing a guest post about love. Below, she so eloquently delves into … Continue reading

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savor by shauna niequist review (& giveaway!)

For the last two weeks, I’ve been starting my mornings nose-deep in Shauna Niequist’s new book Savor: Living Abundantly Where You Are, As You Are. It doesn’t disappoint, friends. She combines stories and scripture to create 365 devotional essays that are real … Continue reading

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my word for 2015

I watched the streets littered with paper confetti, the last bits of celebration swept into piles, destined for giant trash bins. The lingering partiers stumbled home and staff got to work tearing down the barricades. Just an hour before, rosy-cheeked crowds … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: what is brave?

I think you always need a dose of bravery when you read your words in front of a giant (well, to me!) room full of women. Today at MOPS, I shared a devotional based on this blog post. How do … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: nothing can separate

I looked down over the waters. I listened to the leaves rustle and the wind echo across the lake and I wrestled with God. Could He really be who He says He is? In the good times it is so … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: french press life in a keurig world

The clock blinked 5:05. I wanted to pull the covers over my blurry eyes and drift back to my dreams, but my mind wouldn’t cooperate. I flipped through a book for awhile and then finally succumbed to my awakened state while the … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: a demanding heart

“MINE. NOW!” he demanded, a chubby finger emphatically pointing toward a cupboard. “MINE. NOOOOOW!” He bellowed. I scooped him up, but when I tried to cuddle him, he threw his head back. He wanted something I wasn’t giving him. I … Continue reading

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