I have so much to learn. I have never believed the illusive lie that “I have arrived”. I feel like the more that I learn, the more there is to know. About God, about ministry, about friendship, about marriage, about parenting, about life. More often than not, I feel a failure; I feel like I … More Take me to school.
I mentioned that I had the sweet opportunity to share at an event entitled “The Anchor” on Thursday evening. I was asked to speak about “anchor moments” in my life ~ those times when I was grounded in my faith as a result of Jesus proving that he really is secure and strong and full of hope. … More Storms and Sunshine
So, while I am at it, I thought it would be fun to share another of Tucker’s bedtime revelations. 🙂 The other night, I was snuggling in the bottom bunk with my middle, Bennett, who had promptly fallen asleep. Up on the top bunk, Tucker had been quiet for a bit, when he suddenly erupted … More Bedtime Chats… Part Deux.
There’s something about embracing the present that is both simple and freeing and yet also elusively difficult for most humans. I wrote several days ago about the beauty of acknowledging that we need each other. And how asking for help leads to rich community, makes room for sacrificial love to be practiced and results in … More Roll with it.
So, as you may or may not know, I ruptured my Achilles at the end of August. The right one. Which means I currently have no memory of driving and I don’t have remotely any idea how to walk with confidence on my own two feet. I headed up to Malibu on July 22nd feeling … More I don’t got this.
Oh, 90’s music. So good. So was the wedding we went to on Friday. My husband (the DJ and dear friend of the couple) and I got to celebrate the most amazing story of redemption… two wonderfully hilarious and gifted and kind-hearted people, both on Young Life staff, joined their lives, and so much more. Years … More Hey Mister DJ
For me, when I have any moments available, the thread that often gets pulled is the unending to do list. Laundry and cleaning and doing dishes, scheduling doctors appointments and responding to emails and texts, loving people via inquiring about their day or sending a note, making sure that lunches are made and snacks are … More Confession is a doing thing.
Do you have that thing that grabs at you like a thread to be pulled, and suddenly your time runs like quicksand; hours have been lost; you feel angry and defeated, and you wondered how you got there? For some it is reruns of the OC, others, your FB feed or Pinterest, yet others, cleaning … More A ridiculous confession…