“Mommy,” she sniffed, “That little girl doesn’t want to play with me. She told me to go away! I was just trying to make a new friend…” my three-year-old trailed off with tears in her voice as she sat on my knee at our local play place. My mother heart broke at the rejection… Continue reading How to let Hope move your feet, instead of fear.
The first thing I heard this morning was bird song. In the dark of the early morning, in the dark of our bedroom, the song of hope infiltrating everything. “Light is coming.” They say, “We know it. In our hallowed out bones we know it. Rejoice! Rejoice! Light is coming!” The birds are like sentries… Continue reading Birdsong
Hey all. Thank you so much for your positive feed back yesterday. For those of you like me who are going through hard things right now, I wanted to post a few of the songs that have helped us through. These songs have walked us through some of our darkest moments in the past three… Continue reading Soul Struggle Soundtrack
I feel like I’m on the edge of something. Like I’m standing with my toes curled over the edge of a cliff I’m about to jump off. Like the breeze blowing in my face at this coffee shop is about to push me over the edge into something wonderful. Seasons change. Not just in our… Continue reading Precipice
The snow is whirling around like it wasn’t just 65 degrees yesterday. It’s a Colorado spring time. And I’m sitting inside with all these words inside that I know I’m longing to say, but I’m not sure how to say them. It’s been three weeks of illness at our house. A stomach bug for my… Continue reading Dying to Self…feels like dying.
I’ve been dealing with heavy bouts of impostor syndrome. The voice in my head saying, “You can’t write. Look at you! Every sentence you put out there is garbage! You don’t know what you’re talking about. You don’t have anything to say…” And it goes on and on. I started two different blog posts for… Continue reading Excuses
To my fellow Perfectionists: be gentle with yourselves. This post may hit you like a great sledgehammer of truth; but I promise you, what it shatters it will restore with grace. I love you all so dearly, and I want you to know there is freedom for you. So without further ado, 10 Things… Continue reading 10 Things Every Perfectionist Should Know