when you’re longing to know you’re chosen: teaching high schoolers about “love day”

I’ve been pondering over these words for three weeks now. Praying. Some days with a lump in my throat, other days with joy exuding every crevice of my heart. And I’ve saved them for such a day as this. Being the girl that has never experienced a Valentine’s Day by cherishing and being cherished by … Continue reading when you’re longing to know you’re chosen: teaching high schoolers about “love day”

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{story behind the art} : oh come let us adore Him.

  We pull these words out of our CHRISTMAS box every year. They are adorned on pillows and blankets and mantle decor. They stretch beautifully over our Christmas card pictures, and they are wrapped ever so tightly as we gather together to share the reason for our Savior's birth. And then they are put back … Continue reading {story behind the art} : oh come let us adore Him.

let the ruins come to life: embracing mama’s journey.

The theme of a new portion of my heart, found through the searching and receiving something different than I thought I needed (God tends to do such a maneuver)... I found that the ruins are not fully destroyed. Yes, when you hear "ruined" there is an immediate reaction to fully do away with. Ruined pants: … Continue reading let the ruins come to life: embracing mama’s journey.

when seasons change: breathing in fresh peace.

October is life.  I envision color-draped tree leaves falling in swoop motion towards gravel roads.  I pick up my red chicken mug, wash off its dust, and lap in coffee luxury.  (Sidenote:: I tend to only really love DAILY hot liquids when the weather turns to chill.) And I open as many windows as possible, hit play on … Continue reading when seasons change: breathing in fresh peace.