2: His Love is Reflected

This post is a continuation of yesterday's, reflecting on the LOVE of our Creator in a time when we often search for love elsewhere.  What February taught me: God's love is reflected in His people.  It was a clear, windy Sunday morning. You could see the mountains perfectly from where we gathered on the plains out east by the airport.…

1: His Love is Waiting to be Found

Well, dear friends, we've reached the end of February, and the conclusion of what I coined #FearfullyFebruary - a search for and focus on the LOVE of our Creator in a month when we often search for love elsewhere. Look at some of our beautiful discoveries & celebrations this month: I think that when I started this project…

Coffee On My Dress Pants (Or: Practicing Self-Love)

I'm really excited about this year. I want to drink dry, fruity red wine out of big, delicate glasses and toast birthdays and ordinary days alike, always cultivating a heart of celebration. I want to linger around kitchen tables for hours and hours with my girlfriends, filling our homes with delicious food and memories and hard…

My 4-Letter Word for 2016

I'm picking a common denominator for 2016. A word that I pray will underline my goals and my work and how I spend my time and energy. A theme to purposefully infuse my day-to-day with joy and wonder and anticipation. It's a four-letter word, you guys. And most four-letter words have power, one way or another. It's hope. I want to…

An Ode to the Group Text Message

If you know what's good for you, you've seen Jimmy Fallon's weekly segment titled "Thank You Notes." He waxes on about some of life's greatest mysteries and quirks and ridiculous brands, but in the form of a "thank you," so it's a little kinder. And also hilarious. (If you have not seen one of these…