This guy.

He is eight. EIGHT years old. Crazy to believe I have been a mama for 8 years. This little one has caused me joy, wonder, grief, tears, despair, ridiculous amounts of laughter and hope, and pushed me toward Jesus more times than I can count. He has a strong spirit, a leader’s heart, a sharp … More This guy.

Labor and Delivery

A year ago August, our family was serving on assignment at Malibu, a Young Life Camp in Canada, and the blog was just taking shape. After full days of adventuring around camp, digging up crabs, laughing and crying and melting down {my boys, not me of course} and doing life in the most lovely community … More Labor and Delivery


It was months ago that I showed up at a gargantuan church just a half hour from my home, to volunteer at the first of many stops on Beth Moore’s current speaking tour. I was placed in the overflow room with some dear friends also involved with Young Life, so that we might be available … More Thirsty


I have a wise and wonderful friend who works on the front lines of reconciliation and has taught me multitudes since our days first meeting as college freshmen. I recently got to steal a few precious hours with her while she was in town and she shared a word that had been imparted to her … More Victim

Joy Boy

Three years ago, a little man by the name of Wesley Maclean Jamieson was born to make us a family of five. He immediately captured us with his joy and and has not ceased stealing hearts since.                  Just a few months into his life, before his personality had really begun … More Joy Boy

Grace and Truth

My relationship with Jesus did not really begin to dive deep in a rubber-meets-the-road way until college. I remember late night talks of faith with friends, pondering how one hears from God, how to pray without feeling like you are talking to a wall, feeling overwhelmed by the bible and what to read, wondering how to … More Grace and Truth