Music has always been a powerful force and connector for me. When I was young I would always think of the perfect song to communicate what I was thinking or feeling. Songs always seemed to say it better than I could.
I found this post I drafted just two short weeks before our now four month old little one started to grow inside me. Oh how a matter of days can so drastically change your life – and show God’s faithfulness! This is a very important reminder for me right now. As I await God’s next… Continue reading Meaningful Tears and Answered Cries
Grace sounds like such a soft word. It sounds so meek and passive – like something that could never be strong enough to effect change. I think somewhere deep inside of me I’ve thought that to be the case. But over the past couple of weeks I’ve realized – deeply – just how wrong I… Continue reading The Kindness of Grace
This week I decided to start down a road that one of my roommates has deemed a bit crazy – and she’s probably right. I decided to start training for a half marathon. That in itself isn’t so crazy; lots of folks around here do that all the time. But I’m going from few and… Continue reading It’s Been Done Before
For the past 3 years I’ve lived just outside of the city and spent countless time and dollars commuting. Not so much for work, but for the rest of my life. I absolutely love my house and really wish I could just move it. But since that’s not possible I’ve taken steps to move closer… Continue reading A Lesson in a House
Picture the situation. You have long been a slave under a ruler of a foreign country when along comes a man who says God has told him to demand the ruler let you go. You are excited and hopeful, right? Well, that is until the ruler responds not by letting you go, but by making your job… Continue reading Listening Through the Pain
I don’t know about you, but I’m not a clear fridge kind of girl. I have magnets, notes, etc. on there. And pictures. I recently did the yearly rotation of photos, replacing the old ones with the updated shots folks sent during the holidays. As I was standing in the kitchen yesterday I looked at… Continue reading Happiness is…Friends on the Fridge