Bring Beauty

My favorite craft retailer had a sale last week. A felt kit I've been eyeing for months was finally discounted, and it landed in my cart quickly after that. I was trying not to buy anything because it's one more thing to pack, but crafts were my exception. Somehow during this season of chaos, I've … Continue reading Bring Beauty

A Dance Between Faith, Doubt, & Trust

I faced a lot of fear last week. I know that doesn't sound like something a Christian of twenty years should say. In the past, I may have even rebuked myself for being afraid. However, I'm learning that responding in fear is part of the way God designed us. The flight, fight, or freeze mechanics … Continue reading A Dance Between Faith, Doubt, & Trust


Inspired by the song Tremble by Mosaic MSC. News of the corona virus is on everyone's lips. Each person I run into has a different piece of news, a different outlook, a different plan. The headlines pulse with government action and case reports. People are scared, and I can't really blame them. But even in … Continue reading Tremble

Book Spotlight: Made to Crave

Inspired by the book Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food by Lysa TerKeurst. This weekend I finished reading a book that I've been journeying through for some time. Granted my progress was quite intermittent. I'd read a couple of chapters, stop to ponder, and slide it back on the shelf … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Made to Crave

Looking Forward with Faith

Did the year really pass? Is it truly almost over? I can't believe how fast the time seems to disappear. At New Year's though time almost seems to freeze for a moment, and it catches me in the same never-ending cycle. I look back. I look forward. I'm disappointed. I'm hopeful. I'm thankful. I'm scared. … Continue reading Looking Forward with Faith

Face Your Father, Not Your Fear

Fear is a funny thing. It can cause you to hold back or prompt you to react. Fear to fail, fear to fall—don't we all? Don't we all fear something at sometime? Haven't you felt that queer grip in your stomach or its icy fingers at your throat? Not all fear is bad though. Some … Continue reading Face Your Father, Not Your Fear