Category Archives: One Word

Eternity Between the Snowflakes {on my need for speed, elephant noises, and being present here together}

Hey beloved friends, If you’d like to be notified when I post fresh content, click here.  I generally write twice weekly. We slide together down the driveway and into the street, and I have to confess, — I enjoy it … Continue reading

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On Living Unabashed {or a little more of me not holding back}

In case you hadn’t already noticed, I walk around these days with my guts hanging out.  Raw. I wear my heart on my sleeve I guess and it’s a choice I’m learning to make daily, in the face of fear … Continue reading

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What Happens When I Don’t Hold Back

   Well. I’ve tried twice in the last week to sit down and write a newsletter because y’all, this crazy thing is happening lately.  My newsletter email list is growing by the day. Huh? I’m doing nothing to promote or … 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

Posted in Encountering God in the Beautiful, Encountering God in the Mundane, Family Moments, Marriage, One Word, Uncategorized | 19 Comments

My One Word for 2014

For weeks I’ve been circling, not wanting to land.  Eyeing this one word way down below.  Skeptically. I’ve contemplated others, rolled ideas around in my heart, hoping the Lord would highlight to me a word, or even a phrase, that felt more … Continue reading

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Why I’ll Be Quiet A While {and my blessing for you in this Christmas season}

Tonight Stan and I put our Maia-girl to bed, then we cuddled with Isaac on the couch while we watched a Veggie Tales Christmas movie.  Stan read him the Christmas story before bed and I did my best to explain … Continue reading

Posted in Attending to His Presence, Celebrations, Goodness of the Gospel, misc. walking with Jesus, One Word, Uncategorized | 12 Comments

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

Posted in Attending to His Presence, Encountering God in the Mundane, Five Minute Friday, Motherhood is Funny, One Word, Parenting | 30 Comments

The Honest Prayer of a {recovering} Fixer

Oh Father, I have so longed to pour into the ones you’ve put before me, to speak truth and share insight and see people set free, hearts impacted, lives changed. But it’s not my job to fix, and when I’m quick to say … 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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How He’s Trustworthy No Matter Where We Are Tonight {FMF}

Hey my friends, I’m joining in this week with the crew writing live out East at #Allume!  So fun! If Five Minute Friday is new to you, here’s the scoop: 5 minutes. 1 word. No editing. Just write.  Then encourage … Continue reading

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