Surprise – I wrote another book!

You read that right! I wrote another book—Swan Song of a Scarecrow. It's all about my recent years of pregnancy, birth, and early motherhood where I have been deeply learning to fully embrace God’s good gifts while running headlong into happiness whenever it is present in my life. So let's talk about everything! Or a… Continue reading Surprise – I wrote another book!

Roses on Mother’s Day, a garden bittersweet

One. Two. Three. More roses have bloomed since that first one. I feel triumphant. I feel happy. Just in time for Mother's Day, I think to myself! But there should be more. More roses coming. Maybe even more bloomed by now. But rose-less stems stare back at us. And we didn't do this pruning. Green… Continue reading Roses on Mother’s Day, a garden bittersweet

A Frenzy of Garden & Pancake Pie (life these days)

The garden feels about to burst. And as I hold my 1-year-old daughter and walk on the raised stones to our home sweet home I hope I always remember the sweet feeling of— Green Fables this week🌼💓 Ben coming home, the days getting longer, surprise coffee waiting in the fridge, floral postage stamps, and all… Continue reading A Frenzy of Garden & Pancake Pie (life these days)

Can I Trust God with My Happiness?

I don't know how to trust God with my joy. That's been the disjointed song of my heart for the past several years. When I saw those two pink lines for the first time, I just laughed on the bathroom floor. And I loved how God was with me in it. Following that initial burst… Continue reading Can I Trust God with My Happiness?