Category: Personal

High Expectations in Difficult Moments

Most people would say I have a pass. At the very least, they might say that I should cut myself some slack. Between learning to adapt to a new phase of life…

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Baby Flaws

Baby flaws. Those words may make it seem like the flaws are barely noticeable; minor. If that were the case, what an easy post this might be to read. But that’s not…

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To My Best Friend

*This is the final installment in open letters to those I love. To read the previous to, click here (for baby) and here (for youth group).* To my best friend, I don’t…

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To The Ones Who Taught Me Friendship

Since this is the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, I’m doing a series of posts about people I love. If you missed Tuesday’s letter to our baby, click here! To my youth…

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To The One I Love Yet Haven’t Met

With this week being the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, I thought I might do a series of posts directed toward those I love. Come back all week to find more…

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The Whispering Sin

If jealousy is a silent killer, I think self-righteousness has to be a whispering sin. It is a sin that resides in the recesses of your heart, whispering that you’ve earned it,…

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My Answer to Every Why

On Sunday, I finished reading a book that spoke to me at my very core. The book, Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers, is a recreation of the story of Hosea and Gomer from…

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All Eyes on Me

Over the course of the last week, I’ve had multiple people tell me that they saw me doing something. In every instance it was something good, and afterwards they remarked that I…

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Life as a Preacher’s Wife

Sunday, my husband did an amazing job delving into 1 Corinthians 7 and answering some tough questions about the passage. Throughout the sermon, he made observations about marriage and focus and the…

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For My Best Friend

My favorite person in the entire world was born 28 years ago today. This is the 8th birthday I’ve spent with him, and each one keeps getting better than the last. I…

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