Category Archives: Encountering God in the Mundane

How I Burn White-Hot to See {Five Minute Friday}

Oh, Five Minute Friday, where have you been all my life?  Or all my December….  And all my first bit of January. Goodness gracious, I have MISSED these precious ladies and their hearts and their words and these courageously spontaneous … Continue reading

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The Truth About Stan-My-Man {just because}

For weeks now, I haven’t been able to stop staring at this picture. I love everything about it. The way my head rests on his shoulder, the genuineness of his smile, the depth of his eyes. The way my eyes … Continue reading

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On Noticing the Small {FMF}

Hi my friends! Tonight has been — oh my goodness — BEYOND fun.  Some of my FMF friends and I connected via Voxer tonight and Y’ALL!  To quote my friend Aprille – these people have real voices!  Ha!  I love hearing … Continue reading

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Today {In Which I’m Compelled to Share Details}

Today I rolled out of bed, showered to worship music, and tried only semi-successfully to reign in my sleepy, scattered thoughts — to focus on the goodness of the Gospel and how the extravagance of God’s heart toward me would … Continue reading

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Loved {How He Lays His Life Down}

Hey my friends, It’s Friday–yup–for real.  There was no way I could stay up late enough for Lisa Jo’s prompt last night.  Fighting a cold and was needing to capitalize on SLEEP.  So I’m writing my FMF post on Friday.  Crazy. … Continue reading

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Why I Want Out of Ordinary [Five Minute Friday]

Hey my friends, Another (almost) Friday, another  FMF! If Five Minute Friday is new to you, here’s how we roll: 5 minutes. 1 word. No editing. Write your guts – however they come out.  Then encourage some other writers by … Continue reading

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Regarding Big Dreams and Heart-Priorities {What I’ve Learned in 1 Year of Blogging: Part 2}

Hola my friends!  This is Part 2 of What I’ve Discovered in 1 Year of {serious} Blogging {the series}.   If you’ve missed part of the series, you can find the rest here: Introduction to the Series (Why Am I Writing … Continue reading

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How To Live Crazy-On-Fire When You’re Beyond Exhausted

Y’all?  Can I kinda bare my soul today? This may be more like a journal entry than a blog post. So, bear with me while I pour out my guts onto this screen. I pray God meets you somewhere in … Continue reading

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Some Honesty For You [About How I’m Struggling Lately]

I’m coming up for air today. And this post has actually been a little hard for me to write.  Because deep down, I secretly really like y’all to think I have it fairly together.  Mostly. But today?  I don’t know … Continue reading

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What My Life Is Like These Days [On Chaos and Stillness]

Whew. After spending so much time documenting the incredible God-story of Maia’s birth week, it feels good to be getting back to a “normal” blogging life. Well, as normal as I can manage while wrangling a high-energy genius-toddler and our beautiful, still-new-but-quickly-growing … Continue reading

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