I consider myself a very open book, but I have a story that I haven’t shared with many. It is a story from my teen years that I pushed to the side many years ago. While I knew deep down that it was a story that still had a hold on me, I truly believed that its impact was minimal.
Last fall I was talking to the Young Life’s Wyldlife leader in my community about an upcoming meeting that I was choosing to host in my home. Young Life is something that I wanted my 13-year-old to be a part of, but not something that I wanted to force upon her or push her too… Continue reading There’s Grace For That Too
“In the quiet, in the stillness I know that you are God In the secret of your presence I know there I am restored When you call I won’t refuse Each new day, again I’ll choose.” – Hillsong I took some time for stillness this morning. I sat by the office window and watched the… Continue reading In the Stillness
I started this blog in the fall of last year while on a quest to seek out the lovely. I felt I was in a rut, kind of living life on auto-pilot and missing out on so many lovely moments. I knew that I wanted lovely to be my focus. I have a love for… Continue reading Why 21 Days?
It happens immediately. The moment I wake up and my feet hit the floor, I am consumed with my never-ending to-do list. I hear the 5 kids getting ready for school and I go into drill sergeant mode. I convince myself that if I am not there in the kitchen barking orders and reminding everyone of… Continue reading When You Miss the Lovely