Bad case of the winter blues? I feel ya. I’m experiencing my first full winter in eight years. Instead of just two weeks of winter when we’re home for Christmas and then back to sunny Arizona, we’ve had weeks and weeks of snow and ice that melts to brown slush everywhere. Plus, the weather keeps playing games with us by… View Post
I realized about a month into winter that I’ve forgotten a few things about what winter is like. Such as: 1. how long it is, 2. how cold it is, 3. what shoveling snow feels like the day after, 4. how intensely winter dries out my skin, hair, and nails. The struggle is real! Luckily for you, I’ve done some… View Post
What if this year, your resolutions weren’t about problems you want to fix? I’ve been pondering this idea. It is valuable to reflect on the past year and note what went well and what didn’t. Otherwise, we find ourselves repeating the same mistakes by default. But what if instead of focusing on “losing 10 lbs” your goal was “taking better… View Post
I remember last Christmas so vividly. Every day I’d prayed that God would show me a vision for the year. And boy, did He deliver. “Change.” One word, the vision for the year I felt God speaking to my heart exactly one year ago. “This year will bring change.” And one year ago, as I rode in the passenger seat… View Post
When we moved across the country, we left our couch behind. This was a tragedy to me, because I dearly loved our old couch. I love the dark gray color, the button tufting on the back, the clean lines, the length – and I bought it for $300 from a friend. When we realized it wouldn’t fit in our POD, I promised myself that as consolation for saying goodbye to our couch and our whole life in Arizona, I would take the opportunity to buy the couch of my dreams.