I Am Not That Girl…I’m This One

I am a vase, fashioned by the creator. I am covered in blue, green and yellow swirls. I exist to hold life giving water and to display beauty. For the glory of His splendour. – my journal, spring, 1999 My last week was filled with wonderful women. I went to...

Loving My Actual Life {a review}

Life moves at such a pace doesn’t it? Sometimes my husband and I will crash on the couch at the end of a crazy day and joke about “livin’ the dream!” And we are! This was/is our dream! Lots of kids, full on living with ministry, farm, family...

Where have ten years gone?

Ten years. Ten years between these two photos. We are now living in the same house we lived in ten years ago with a huge move to the farm and back again. We are back in our home church after ministering in another church between these ten year book ends. So much of...

When the words are washed away…

This morning I come with my head hanging low. I am disappointed. Discouraged. My hope and desire was that this series would be a light in the darkness for everyone who reads it. I was so inspired. I have outlines. I have notes for every post. I have pictures. And the...

You’re Loved No Matter What {a review plus}

Sometimes you can’t read a book quickly. When I get review copies I try and get through them as soon as possible in order to get the review up in the time frame that the publisher wants it. I couldn’t do that with this book. I needed to absorb it. Slowly....