pursued: the anderson family

You know how you have friends, and then you have your people? Let me introduce you to the Andersons. They are our people. Like, really. They are. I wish we lived closer, because we’d probably get into a lot of trouble together and it would be awesome. I want you to watch their story in […]

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moms, you will relate to this

This video is oneĀ mama’s “apology” to her friends without kids, her funny confession as to why she has been so distant. It’s pretty on-point, and definitely relatable. Like, all of it. The texting, the one-hour nap, the cheese on the floor, the door closing, the half-conversations because of the impending meltdown. But I’d add that […]

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when he said try, i said why?

You guys, you have to watch this video. This is 22-year old student Kristyl J. L. Smith, performing spoken word about the challenges she has faced living with sickle cell disease and how she has met and overcome those challenges. She is talented, beautiful, and rooted in a real, raw, and relentless faith. Her poem […]

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marriage: contracts + covenants

There is so much out there about Christian marriages, I feel kind of disinterested in writing about it. I’m very thankful for five smooth years of marriage. At 20, I was practically a child bride and I know that young marriages don’t always work (heck, most marriages don’t), so I’m incredibly thankful for a healthy […]

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orphan sunday

Today, Orphan Sunday, I join many others inĀ remembering + praying for so many children who are parentless. Iā€™m so thankful. So thankful for all who dedicate time and service to forgotten ones via foster care, missions, acts of love, + so much more. So thankful for the children who will never again carry the label […]

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