• Faith Holidays Parenting

    Christmas Dream List

    Traditions and “Dream Lists” are my favorite. I told my husband, Derek, once that I want our traditions to be something like a legacy for our children. I want our traditions…

  • Faith

    Gratitude Before Hindsight

    Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery that it is. Touch, taste and smell your way into the holy and hidden heart of it. For in the final…

  • Faith Holidays

    Thanks Giving

    Happy almost Thanksgiving! As we prepare to gather around our Thanksgiving tables, together with our loved ones, I hope our gratitudes lists would roll off the table. …think of a scroll,…

  • Faith Marriage


    Through a miscarriage earlier in the year God had dented my hard heart. And I started to respond. At first with my head, but not with my heart. It’s much easier…

  • Pray

    I Suck at Praying

    For so long I have held fast to the mentality of, I am really bad at praying. And for so long that mentality, that personal accusation, stunted my prayer life. I…

  • Faith Holidays

    A Ghost Story

    One of the first sermons I heard my Pastor preach was about the Holy Spirit. Specifically, he said something to the effect of, “How can we believe in the Holy Spirit,…

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    Holidays Parenting

    Halloween Traditions

    With every holiday there are traditions that I look forward to. Traditions I really enjoy, like halloween traditions. Then there are others that are a bit of a struggle for me. …

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    Faith Marriage

    7 Ways to Improve Your Marriage

    On Monday Derek and I celebrated seven years of marriage. There was lots of laughter which met with important conversation when we sat down to reflect on it. Marriage has taught…