That sweet boy up there? That’s my beautiful son who hasn’t yet experienced the dirt and pain of this world. Sometimes, I can’t write. The crushing burdens of this broken world feel like they’re physically pushing down my words. #icantbreathe Because no paragraph can speak into the pain. Where do I begin? I’m just me. […]Read More all of God's children
There’s no place that His love can’t reach. I think we all need that reminder. So many storms are covering so many, near and far, whom we love deeply. All we can do is cry out with them and cling to the Hope we know to be true. Living free doesn’t mean escaping the pain or […]Read More 31 days of living free: the unreachable places
I’ve missed a couple blogging days this weekend. I’ll be honest with you: the past couple of days have been pretty straight-up, straight-down…bad. In the midst of it, we had a great day of getting to spend a day away at a beautiful cabin with awesome friends (I couldn’t help but take a few photos!), […]Read More 31 days of living free: it is for freedom that i am set free
Do you have a favorite Christmas song? You know, one that gives you goosebumps? For me, it’s O Holy Night. The words paint a picture of the God who humbly came to Earth with a scandalous and glorious love that changed the world forever. Since I couldn’t manage to get the song out of my head […]Read More o holy night: free christmas printables
A little over a year ago, a friend asked me to pen a few thoughts, poetic in nature, on John 20: 11-18 (where it’s revealed that Jesus had risen). We hoped to put some music to it, but things got busy and the words stayed nestled in a notebook, completely forgotten until today. As a […]Read More evidence of a king: found words on John 20:11-18
I woke up this morning to big brown eyes staring at me. A round little body in dinosaur footie pajamas sprawled on my pillow. Soft, chubby fingers gently touching my face. I spent this cold February morning under warm blankets, cuddling with an astonishingly cute and incredibly curious 18-month-old. I changed a couple of dreadfully […]Read More matters of the heart.