Tag Archives: Living the Kingdom at Home

Not Pastor Daddy, Just Daddy

This guest post about living a Kingdom life when nobody’s watching was written by my husband. You can read more of his work here. I am a pastor. Which is, like, a professional Christian. I get paid to read the Bible, … Continue reading

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skipping church

I’m skipping church this morning. I’m writing this in my pajamas while my baby is sleeping and my three year old is dancing — spinning with his arms reached high — in the living room to worship music. I wanted … Continue reading

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reflections, stories + the u.s. capitol

Sometimes, I wish I could write a letter to my former self. A letter that says, Hold on. I know things are bad now. Really bad. But don’t lose hope. Things will get better. God was with you before, he … Continue reading

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processing our trip to washington, d.c.

After a jam-packed trip to Washington, D.C., I’m having trouble finding the words to put to all of the feelings and experiences and thoughts and questions that I have. So, maybe writing it out will do me some good — … Continue reading

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dramatic thoughts on tornados

So, our Friday night had some unexpected excitement. Like gather-the-family-and-head-to-the-basement-because-a-big-tornado-is-coming-excitement. If excitement is the right word for it. Probably more like stressing the heck out because we are hippies that don’t have a TV and apparently also unprepared hippies because … Continue reading

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build your kingdom here

I’ve done enough talking this week — how about something else? This is ‘Build Your Kingdom Here’ by Rend Collective Experiment, a self-described “eclectic collective of multi-instrumentalists” from the North of Ireland. Their words are sticking to me today. I’m … Continue reading

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finding joy in an ordinary day

Joy + gratitude are so easily over looked. Sure, we feel it in the big moments: When we hold our sweet babies for the first time, when we look into the eyes of our spouse and say ‘I do’, when … Continue reading

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