Tis the Season of 2018

I looked forward to hosting my second Thanksgiving this entire year. I couldn’t wait for it! And it finally came with rain and friends. I love the memories I’m making in my twenty’s. Ben cooked the turkey so I wouldn’t have to worry about it. I have also made the consecutive decision to skip the…

When God Says Remember

Sierra, do you remember when you were four and I forgave you of your sins and saved you from life without Me? What life you’ve known since then! Sierra, do you remember when you were older and you’d lie awake at night, overcome and overwhelmed with doubt like you’d never known? Remember how you learned…

Anticipating Life in the Midst of Pain

I love that God gives us seasons both outdoors and in our souls. And He always seems to be making something new. We see it in the surprising wildflowers blooming late, in the October days sometimes rainy and sometimes summer….in our own hearts learning to breathe and sing again. All these seasons are so beautiful….

Let This Season BE & BE in This Season

I dreaded last fall. Absolutely dreaded it. The spiritual warfare happening in my heart and soul was so intense. I was a mixture of anger, grief, and nearness to God. It was September 21st before I was done wrestling with the idea of fall. I was ready with arms (tentatively) open wide for the change…