Category Archives: 31 Days 2014

Day 31: On Kind Curiosity, and What I’m Going to Do Now

Thursday evening finds me at Starbucks, sent here by my precious hubby to write this, my last. post. of my 31 Days series. I can hardly believe it’s over. This, after having spontaneously shared a new song with you today, as a guest … Continue reading

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Day 30: That Song Y’all Prayed Me Through the Other Night {a guest post at Barbie’s place}

Happy (almost) Thursday, dear friends! On this, the next-to-last day of my 31 Days, I am so excited (and I’ll confess: nervous!) to be sharing over in my sweet friend Barbie’s lovely space. The original plan was for me to write a guest … Continue reading

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Day 29: On Blinking Cursors and a Deeper Authenticity {and what I’m offering to you tomorrow}

The blank screen. I come to this place this morning and find my mind is immediately stilled. My thoughts stop all their darting and flitting around, from this topic to the next, this post idea to the next– –and they … Continue reading

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Day 28: An Unconventional Birth Story {sort of}

Morning comes too early yet again, annnnd yet again I find myself with no pre-written post to share today. I sat down two different times yesterday, began typing words, trying to wrap language around some facet or another of the … Continue reading

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Day 27: For When Your Soul Is in the Best Kind of Upheaval

I fly home from Allume and spend Sunday evening adoring my beautiful family. I frolic and cuddle and kiss and hug, hug, hug my littles. And in all our mom-ing and dad-ing, Stan and I stop repeatedly, mid-kitchen or mid-dining … Continue reading

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Day 26: Sharing One More New Song with You {Jesus, I Love You}

Hola my friends! Sunday has rolled around again — the last Sunday of the month! Today as I’m traveling home from Allume, I’m revealing one final new song to you here. I’ll leave it to the video to explain a … Continue reading

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Day 25: My Heart for You this Weekend

This weekend as you move toward situations that scare you, may you do it leaning into Christ who is your strength. May He meet you tenderly, unexpectedly, and may you experience His holding you up, His steadying of your heart. May … Continue reading

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Day 23: How ’bout You Be Still?

Hola, my beloved friends! Today finds me on a plane, flying to South Carolina for Allume! I’ve been looking forward to this for over a year, and am so thankful for my always-supportive hubby who’s parenting solo for a few … Continue reading

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Day 22: When Jesus Invades Your Ordinary Motherhood {a story that’s beyond precious to my heart}

These are ordinary days. Days of nose wiping and grilled cheese making and sibling spat refereeing. Days of giggles and cuddles, kisses and correction. Of heart shepherding and soul shaping. As a Jesus-loving mom, you try and you try to … Continue reading

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Day 21: All Good Things Cast Shadows

Monday morning comes early. So early, in fact, that I’m nearly unable to keep my eyes open as I try to drag thoughts out of my head and give them air in my morning pages. I scribble ’round and ’round … Continue reading

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