I can't believe this picture was almost seven weeks ago! Motherhood is a beautiful gift and I am so thankful for the opportunity to get a glimpse of the Father's love in this way. I believe every little smile from Gabriel is sent straight from Heaven to remind me of how GOOD our Father is, … Continue reading these are the days.
What a whirlwind the last five weeks have been. I can't believe Gabriel is already 37 days old! Every day he is more alert, more expressive and so much FUN. I'm loving these days with him and want to savor every little minute we have left together during maternity leave. Since coming home, I've been surprised at … Continue reading What We’re Loving
I don't want sufficiency, I want Jesus. What I've realized is that often, the pursuit of sufficiency in in my life looks like clinging to the idea of an adequate solution in the midst of hard moments and working to that end. It's the idea that I can fix things, or that somehow I have the … Continue reading insufficient, but surrendered.
“There’s something beautiful and clarifying and terrifying all at once in being at the beginning . . . To be a beginner is to be full of hope-filled humility, to be overflowing with eager expectation that is simultaneously held in check by the obvious gap between your aspirations and current abilities. To be a beginner … Continue reading new beginnings.
There's something to be said for sunny mornings that start without care in the world. They're peaceful, inspiring, and altogether wonderful. If you've read any post at all from me, you know I am a sucker for slow mornings. It's when I am most likely to sit down and bust out some of my thoughts … Continue reading when writing isn’t easy.
I would say if there's any verse that has characterized mine and Adam's relationship, it's 2 Peter 1:3. This is the verse we speak out loud over the other when either of us feels unsure or stressed. His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us … Continue reading everything we need.
I sure do hope everyone has a friend like Monique. She's authentic, smart, a great cook and incredibly attune to the Holy Spirit and his voice [she teaches me a lot about listening :)]. She's that friend you truly savor time with and love learning from ... and she introduced me to Shauna, which I … Continue reading embracing the interim.