Holiday seasons are always hard. But for some reason, entering into this one was a little different. It’s definitely been a sweet season. I have loved every second of making memories and starting new traditions with Jon. We’ve walked through a lot over the last few months. But we’ve seen the Lord draw us closer… Continue reading Marinating In a New Truth
I can’t believe that it’s almost Christmas. I feel like this Christmas is special because it’s my first one with Jon. We’re starting traditions and just enjoying the season together. But in that, there’s this deep place in my heart that still hurts from you not being here. We’ve been walking in a season of… Continue reading Dear Dad–It’s the Holiday Season
I realize I haven’t been writing as much lately. I would love to say I have an excuse. But I really don’t. I’ve been neglecting that part of my practice. But I need to change that. Because there is and always has been a release for me as I write. As I put words down,… Continue reading Getting Back to It
2 Chronicles 20:12 –> “We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on You.” This weekend has been one of reflection. As we approach the Thanksgiving season, I find myself spending more and more time reflecting on the season of life Papa had been walking me through–walking us through. I’ve been thinking… Continue reading Mouth Closed, Eyes Open
Today, when I thought that I just couldn’t do it anymore with little man. When he was disobedient, disrespectful, and rebellious, I just wanted to throw in the towel and say, “FINE! I can’t do this anymore…I’m out.” After it happened the fifth time, and the cat wouldn’t leave me alone, and I had to… Continue reading “I’ve Given You an Extra Measure”
I wrote this a few days ago while I was hurting and needed to remind myself of the Lord’s goodness, even in the midst of doubt: Many of you know this, but Jon quit his job a couple of weeks ago. Even leading up to this decision, Jon and I had been walking through a… Continue reading Season of Doubt
That’s the question. Yesterday was my birthday. Yay….. But really, I turned 26. I don’t think much has changed since that happened. I don’t really feel different. But I guess that’s the way it is with every birthday. You don’t really notice you’ve grown until you’re a little further down the path. And that just… Continue reading To Celebrate or Not?