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!
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
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
It’s been a wild and wooly summer y’all. Keeping 4 boys alive and relatively sane is a task. We have been a part of the most glorious of weddings. We have hit parks and pools and beaches and jumped on our trampoline A LOT. Bedtime is, in Jim Gaffigan’s words, a “reverse hostage situation.” I … More Summer ‘n’ stuff.
October 21st was a bit of a whirlwind. Birthing our fourth boy, discovering he had a vascular malformation known as Port Wine Stains, and then further learning that he would need an MRI on his brain day one and could potentially have developmental delays and seizures was not the sweet entrance into the world we … More Finn
For years, Marshall and I have dreamed of having people live with us… college age or just beyond, maybe even an “orphaned” high schooler that just needed a place to be restored and loved and set back on their feet. We have honestly never had even a guest bedroom to speak of, but it hasn’t stopped … More Meet Ellie
We went to the butterfly exhibit at the Pacific Science Center last week. As always, my boys were mesmerized. Colorful wings flitted through the air, little works of art slowed to sip on oranges and then fluttered to the ground to rest. We always hope one will mistake us for a tree limb and land on us. They’re beautiful. But they … More Wings