I had to go to school last week and pick up my youngest boy’s leftover school supplies. The leftover pencils, crayons, and workbooks that he wouldn’t have a chance to finish using. Inside the bag of supplies, his sweet teacher handed me, while wearing gloves and a mask…stretching to reach my car so as to […]

When I was 13, I assumed my parents knew everything.At 17, I thought I knew everything.Then, when I was 21, I realized that I knew nothing.Now, at 32 (I think…let me do the math…yep 32 till July), I realize that knowledge has much more to do with life and experiences than books and degrees. I […]

A few days ago a friend said something to me that I haven’t been able to shake. I have thought about it. Pondered it. Prayed about it. Journaled about it. Not many things stick with me like that. I typically let things roll off my back and keep a very thin file of things said. […]

I don’t know if you have noticed, but the world is in a major upheaval right now. Businesses have closed. Travel plans…cancelled, if not banned by the government. Schools are shutdown, some for the remainder of the school year. Cities are on lockdown. People are fighting over toilet paper. Surgeries? Cancelled. Life is, well, unsteady […]

Books To Read During the COVID-19 Pandemic

*Alternately titled Five Books worth Reading During the COVID-19 pandemic.* I have been an avid reader for as long as I can remember. I devoured the entire American Girl book collection back before there were even dolls to go with the stories. Goosebumps, Saddle Club, and Babysitters Club books were my forte and I read […]

Broken Friendships

You’re not the friend I thought you were.  Sometimes, I feel naive and foolish for believing that friendships could span the distance. 3,000+ miles is a long way. I thought that maybe this time it would be different. We raised babies together. We cried together. We laughed (a lot) together. Your family was my family […]




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I received a Review copy of the ESV Prayer Bible from the good folks at Crossway in exchange for my honest opinion. Their generosity in no way influenced my opinion. Anyone who has been here for very long knows that I have a deep rooted passion for prayer. When I read the book Fervent a few years […]

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I nearly jumped out of my seat with excitement when I saw the new ESV Jesus Bible on Shelley Giglio’s instagram page. I first saw The Jesus Bible when it released in January 2017. I have been a fan of Louie Giglio and his preaching since my friend Laura introduced me to his sermons in […]

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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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