sixty day shift: where I’m not serving

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"I need you to not complain so much when I have to play at church. It's what I love to do and I need you to support me when I do it." Those words from my husband made me mad. They made me mad because I do support my husband. They made me mad because I hate when people call me on my … [Read More...]

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sixty day shift: readying my heart for worship…

Can I tell you I'm excited for church without sounding like a total dork? I really don't want to ruin my image here, but something has happened this year with me and corporate … [Read More...]

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sixty day shift: talking about God…

Like praying out loud, talking about my faith with others is hard. When I share something on my blog, it is thought-out and edited. I often type whatever I'm thinking or feeling … [Read More...]

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shift: what sixty days in the Bible did to my life…

I felt the stirring for a while, an unsettled feeling in my soul that said I needed to act, that I needed to change. I wanted to be in the Bible more, I longed to spend more … [Read More...]

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

weekend read: Me Before You…

I just finished reading Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. I am so worn out and raw. I could not stop reading this book, I told myself when I started it that I would read like a … [Read More...]

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bearing good fruit…

I am a lazy fruit bearer. In the Bible, it talks about how Christians will be recognized by their fruit. That bad trees bear bad fruit and good trees bear good fruit. All of us, … [Read More...]

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

weekend read: Yes Please…

Amy Poehler's book Yes Please is everything you want it to be. It's funny and smart, interesting and enjoyable. It made me like her more, if that was possible, and made me want to … [Read More...]

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what unforgiveness has done to my life…

I have an uncle that hasn't spoken to my family in over twenty years. There was a family disagreement years and years ago and he cut himself off from us. I saw him about five years … [Read More...]

from jealous to proud

from jealous to proud…

There were so many sweet things that came from writing love notes to my girlfriends a few weeks ago. It went better than I had imagined and the things I walked away with will stay … [Read More...]

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

weekend read: Fangirl…

Since reading Rainbow Rowell for the first time (Eleanor & Park--read it now!), I've needed to read her other books too. Just to make sure I wasn't missing anything as … [Read More...]

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my Elliott Quinn…

Six years ago yesterday I became a mother. I didn't give too much thought to what kind of mother I would be, I just thought we'd figure it out together, Elliott Quinn and I. And … [Read More...]