Let’s face it, this is the age of minimalism. Or at least, aspired minimalism. We all crave a space that is clean, organized, purposeful, and visually pleasing. It sounds so simple! But seriously, it’s not. I long for that serene space. I am constantly attempting to achieve this lofty goal, and constantly falling incredibly short. … More Organize all the things! (or, 10 steps to KonMari your home)
This week a friend texted me and said “I’m having a low day. Please pray for me.” She has cancer. She recently had surgery and is now undergoing pretty intense chemotherapy. She’s optimistic and fighting, but I can’t imagine walking in her shoes. She has two small boys. I have another friend whose 7 year … More When my life is hard
As a pastor’s wife living overseas, I often feel pulled to ministry outside the home. I have always believed that being a stay-at-home mom is my number one ministry, but somehow it’s easy to feel like I’m not doing enough. I see the needs around me and have a strong desire to share the gospel … More How to share the gospel without leaving your house
This past week the kids and I got on an airplane and traveled from our home in the Middle East for our biennial vacation to the good old state of Texas. This time around we will be here for 7 weeks, visiting friends and family and soaking up all the amazing Texas food (think: bacon). … More I trust you God, but….
February is officially here, people! The holidays are over and we have officially been “back to the grind” for about a month now. Life has settled back into a normal routine. Get up with the baby, blearily pour coffee, try to wake up while kids watch too much TV, breakfast, chore time, play time, baby … More The Perfect Getaway