momma said

August 22, 2015

My mom is too kind to say I told you so, but truth be told she earned the right. Five months ago when we didn’t match into a job her immediate words were filled with encouragement. She told us that God could work good in our circumstances. On the golden days I believed it down […]

let’s be brave

August 17, 2015

The past few weeks have been a game changer. They’ve pushed and challenged us in new ways. It’s felt like new inside the new. Which sounds a bit Willy Wonka, but that’s life for you sometimes. The beginning of this season was steady with never ending things to do, but for me it was also […]

take me to the movies

July 23, 2015

We had a dry spell where we didn’t watch very many movies. I blame it entirely on Garrett’s schedule and my inability to watch a movie alone. In my early twenties I read a magazine article and felt inspired to overcome my phobia. I went and conquered the fear. I felt empowered. I continued to […]

home is where your heart is

July 16, 2015

It feels so good to have our bags unpacked and to be settled into our own space. The first year and a half of marriage taught us that home isn’t about where you are, it’s about who you are with. We found out we could happily make our home anywhere. While I am thankful we […]

only one hundred and eighty-seven words

July 15, 2015

Yesterday I began feeling a wave of all too familiar emotions. It starts with a simple trigger and within a breath I can be completely and erratically upset about this particular thing. I felt myself taking on water. I know from experience that kicking or screaming in justified frustration only sinks me all the faster. […]