Hello, again!

Hello my dear friends! If you could see me, this would be my expression: I am tickled to be with you again. And I’m about to throw my arms around you in a big hug! I have missed you! To be sure, this online space has been neglected for a time. Not out of laziness … More Hello, again!

Words

Each year, I ask God for a word or a phrase that might mark the coming season of my life. Perhaps it is something He wants to teach me, something I should be looking for or have a heightened awareness of. Words like “Rooted”,”Margin”, “Expectant” and “Prayerful” have marked past years. Sometimes words only last … More Words

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 the 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

Salt

You guys. I am so excited. There is a glorious, faith-filled, adventurous group of young women out there who I have recently become very endeared to. They come from all over but convened in Southern California due to college and common interest and a passion for Jesus, and this past year Salt was born. Their … More Salt

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

Fear

I have run into a few scenarios of late that have evoked a chest-tightening anxiousness that is both uninvited and perplexingly incapacitating. Fear. The kind of fear that no logic dissipates, that no prayer removes, that no simple choice solves. In fact, the presence of fear and God”s “apparent” inactivity to just make it leave … More Fear