1/22/2019 Devotional

He found him in a desert land, and in the howling waste of the wilderness; He encircled him, He cared for him, He kept him as the apple of his eye. Deuteronomy 32:10 I've been struggling. Hard. Depression is a very real thing in my life that I've known since I was sixteen. It's an… Continue reading 1/22/2019 Devotional

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1/21/2019 Devotional

And there you shall serve other gods of wood and stone. And you shall become a horror, a proverb, and a byword among all the peoples where the Lord will lead you away. Deuteronomy 28:36-37 A lot of people have a problem with the God of the Old Testament. I am not one of those… Continue reading 1/21/2019 Devotional

1/20/2019 Devotional

The Lord will open to you his good treasury, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. Deuteronomy 28:12 I think my worst sin is making my past my audience. I do this thing where I imagine everyone I've every known or… Continue reading 1/20/2019 Devotional

Three easy ways to save the world.

Somebody on Instagram mentioned how things haven't changed for us women. And she's absolutely right. And they haven't changed for the men either. Or the children. Or every person every shade under the sun. We all live in a personalized hell. And Satan has an uncanny way of making us feel like we're drowning in… Continue reading Three easy ways to save the world.

Cuter than a bucket full of baby chicks.

Like, no. I'm writing with the purpose of publishing my work and achieving my dreams. This is insanity when you think about it. I had a short stint of blogging and getting somewhat popular with the whole blog thing and publishing a book with a publishing company and being a small time big star on… Continue reading Cuter than a bucket full of baby chicks.

Let the dead bury their dead.

Ego. I have a heaping pile of that to give away. I'm smart. No, really. I get that I can't tell time and have a hard time doing simple math ("simple" is really a misnomer and should be ashamed of itself for hanging out with math in the first place), but I once took an… Continue reading Let the dead bury their dead.

Everything must go.

Not everything. Clothes are probably a must. But I don't know. We (my husband and I...just assume from here on out that "we" refers to me and a man I tricked into marrying me ten years ago and stays because I've hidden his keys...in the ice maker...shhh...) love watching Naked and Afraid. At first, I… Continue reading Everything must go.

The lost art of listening.

I can feel the Lord talking to me. A lot of times I make myself too busy to hear it. Dishes and laundry and teaching a nine-year-old and car washes and grocery pick ups and gymnastics classes and homeschool co-ops and field trips and family time and hurt and love and pain and laughter. And… Continue reading The lost art of listening.

When in doubt, meow.

I keep coming back to Zipporah. Zipporah was Moses's wife, and she had a really cool name. You're learning so much today! I think about her a lot now, whereas in her place, I'd usually think about things like what my super hero capability would be (learning to speak cat so I could properly meow)… Continue reading When in doubt, meow.