How does God speak to people? If you’d asked me this question a few months ago, I would have replied quickly, straightforwardly, assuredly, giving you the obvious answers you should have known. Burning bushes. Stone tablets. Tongues of flame. The occasional Morgan Freeman voice from the heavens. And I would have been convinced I was… Read More Whispers & Nudges
This afternoon, one of my friends and I will be boarding a plane to visit another friend of ours. When we get there, yet another friend will have already arrived from across the country, so the four of us will be reunited for a girls’ weekend. : ) We became friends in college, when we… Read More Time with Friends
I love decorating for holidays. I’m not someone who redecorates my house constantly or even has many options when it comes to decorating—hello, renting!—but I like how holiday decorations change it up a bit throughout the year. Lately, I’ve been trying to simplify holiday decor. I don’t want to have to haul out tons of… Read More Easter Decorations
Today, I thought I’d share three of my favorite books to read during Lent. They couldn’t be any more different—a collection of essays, historical fiction, and a children’s book—but I think they are perfect companions to this time of year.
As I mentioned last week, I recently upgraded our meal planning board. Our old one was a trooper til the end, but it started coming apart and needed to be replaced. Check out this guy: Without further ado, here’s the tutorial!
Today, I’m participating in the She Reads Truth devotional-writing project. You can read more about the project and check out other SRT readers’ devotionals here. “And I, brethren, when I came to you, did not come with excellence of speech or of wisdom declaring to you the testimony of God. For I determined not to… Read More 1 Corinthians 2:1-5: She Reads Truth devotional
As I mentioned recently, the culture of comparison we’ve established for ourselves has been weighing heavily on my heart lately. Rather than just sitting around and stewing over it, I’ve been thinking of ways I can help change the situation. I’m only one person, of course, but maybe if we join together, we can change… Read More Changing this Culture of Comparison
Today, I thought I’d share my take on meal planning. I’ve been doing this for a few years now, and it helps me stay organized and on track with our budget.
Today, I’m participating in the She Reads Truth devotional-writing project. You can read more about the project and check out other SRT readers’ devotionals here. At this point in the Book of Joshua, Moses has died and God is speaking to Joshua. He is commanding Joshua to take over the duties of Moses and reassuring… Read More Joshua 1:8-9: She Reads Truth devotional
Have you heard of Project 333? I first read about it on Janet’s blog. I’m always inspired by her sense of style and commitment to having just enough. My husband and I live in a teensy tiny condo with very little storage. By “very little storage” I mean “we share a closet.” And I’m not… Read More Project 333: Spring 2014