DIY Dear Future Self Letter (free printable)

A Letter to My Future Self is by far my most popular post so far this year, and I so appreciate the sweet responses I've gotten, as well as the wonderful conversations this sparked in real life. A few folks asked me for a printable version. Maybe they were joking, or just being sweet, but... Continue Reading →


When You Don’t Really Slay at Life

I just finished listening to a podcast series celebrating women and it really bothered me. AT the end of every episode, every week: Unrest. I love the podcast, I love women, I love celebrating women, and I personally celebrate a few of the women being interviewed, so what is my problem? I've been working on... Continue Reading →

How to Thrive When We Feel Shriveled Up and Dry

SUMMER! The season for fun in the sun, rest and relaxation, joy and refreshment. The season when kids are home. All day long. Family vacations. Extra time with extended family. Lots of togetherness. Not a lot of routine. I want summer to last forever. On the other hand, I’m kind of worn out from all... Continue Reading →

God does what He wants {Psalm 115}

I've been thinking about idols lately. Last week I prayed Psalm 115. It starts off so lovely, "Not to us, O Lord, not to us, But to Your name give glory Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth...." But verse 3 takes a turn, announcing "Our God is in the heavens; He does whatever... Continue Reading →

Faith, Public Opinion, and the Cool Kids Table {Thoughts on James 2}

  When I was in the 6th grade I got made fun of for my clothes. I was smart and shy and I had Wal-Mart brand shoes. Stacy Edwards came back from the bathroom one day and told everyone I was a loud pee-er. To this day, when I use public restrooms, I try to... Continue Reading →

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