Faith + Adventure

Oh my goodness, HELLO. I wish I could jump out of the screen and give you a big hug. My heart is exploding with joy and anticipation in light of┬áthe fact that I am re-entering this writing journey. I have MISSED you, missed THIS. A little recap… the summer closed with the Salt Bible 101 … More Faith + Adventure

The Masked Enemy

  Last Sunday, Marshall walked into the kitchen and, standing at the sink, declared out of nowhere, “Emsy, I want more faith.” His words were heavy, swollen with desire and frustration, and yet lingered in the air with a lining of hope. I immediately wanted to throw my arms around him and kiss him, {there … More The Masked Enemy

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

Victim

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

Sticks and Stones…. {The issue of “calling.”}

Words can cut, yes? There is this word that is cavalierly wielded in Christian circles that I believe has left many a scar. The word is “calling.” We ask with urgency and desperation, “What is our calling?” We say no, we wait, we tentatively walk forward in some areas, yet we feel shackled, listening with┬ábated … More Sticks and Stones…. {The issue of “calling.”}