A psalm for the season of the soul


A few weeks ago I snapped at our kids only minutes after waking up, and my wise husband encouraged me to leave. He felt it coming to a boiling point, and as he watched my emotions and exhaustion begin to…

Baby, write this down


A year ago I sat at the kitchen table of a woman I respect and call friend and mentor. After quickly catching up on each other’s lives, I slid the job description across the table. I felt a rush of…

Trusting God with our kids

Faith, Family, Motherhood, Relationships

Another day of horrific headlines left me wide-awake at 4am Thursday morning. I’ve done a good job of not truly feeling these sorts of events (out of self-protection) by only reading the headlines. But as I waited for my baby…

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Last week we were hot on the trail of a way forward on our journey to live in the Netherlands. (Don’t know about this? I’ll be sharing more throughout week!) It felt like a big easy button that came out…