Earlier this week, we thought about the crossroads we stood at five months ago. We had forged full steam ahead in one direction, inadvertently leaving important things in the dust behind us. Ultimately we had to ask ourselves, "Is it worth sacrificing the quality of our present for a hypothetical future?"Read More
Yesterday, a pretty little scene popped up into my view and represented something much deeper. Life can get messy from time to time, but there is still beauty within it if we pause to notice. This post is all about a tough day that Chad and I had yesterday, how we worked through it, and what we learned from it.Read More
Time somehow speeds up when there are tiny people under your care. I am going to miss these days. Every single one of them. This is my very favorite self-portrait to date for so many reasons. This part of motherhood is my favorite so far.Read More
"The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock." –Matthew 7:25 NIV
Chad and I have been married for seven years. We do NOT consider ourselves marriage experts, but we have learned a few things along the way that have made our relationship stronger. In this post I shared about the foundation of our marriage, why it's important to us, and how it allows us to face storms together.Read More
I have a tendency to be forgetful. You? Sometimes I seem to forget the things I've struggled through in my past and all ways I have grown. Sometimes I need to slap up a big fat reminder of what God has told me so that I don't forget it. Sometimes in order for my heart to see clearly, I need my eyes to see Scripture before my head has a chance to invent distraction.
I wanted to share the Scripture that Chad and I are clinging to this year as our mantra and also challenge you to do something similar.Read More