September often brings with it a feeling of melancholy for me. Despite the cozy feels and the beauty of the fall leaves and the urge to be in the kitchen baking, the melancholy still comes. I think a lot of people deal with this shift in mood when summer closes. The amount of sun to enjoy gets … [Read more...] about How Long Will You Forget Me?
When I was a young girl, still sleeping across the hall from my parents, I had a love affair with my Bible. Every night under the dim light of my clip-on bed lamp I read from my NLT with the black leather cover and the silk ribbon down the middle. I underlined and highlighted and scribbled in the … [Read more...] about Search Me Lord
On most days when 4 o’clock rolls around you will find me in the same place — in my kitchen making supper. I begin the chopping and sautéing and set the table. I call the boys in from the backyard and wash the dirt from underneath their little fingernails. Then the four of us gather around the table … [Read more...] about A Servant’s Heart
Last week I tried something that I’ve been wanting to do for a while — I took a break from checking my Instagram feed. If you are at all familiar with this social media platform you know a lot can happen in an Instagram week — there’s videos and pictures and messages to see, and everything changes … [Read more...] about Feasting On God
“When we truly believe what we profess, we are set to act as if it were true.” - Dallas Willard One night last summer my husband and I were returning from a sail with two of our friends. The sun had set, and by the time we pulled into the cove we looked up to see the stars twinkling like … [Read more...] about All That I Need
I was on my way to preschool drop-off recently, listening to a podcast as I usually do to make the 20 minute drive more enjoyable, when I heard the host ask her guest this question: “What do you have peace about?” I’ve been mulling it over ever since. Usually we ask each other about things … [Read more...] about Where is Your Peace?