You’re already so loved

You don’t have to be productive and you don’t have to change the world. You’re already so loved. You don’t have to be smart. You don’t have to be simple. You don’t have to read all the right books by…

Read More

Damaged Goods

I was nineteen years old and crazy in love with Jesus when that preacher told an auditorium I was “damaged goods” because of my sexual past. He was making every effort to encourage this crowd of young adults to “stay…

Read More

[Love Looks Like] 2:07 a.m.

“Mumma, I frowed up.” We wakeย to the pitiful words ofย a filthy tiny girl who promptly throws up again all over our bedding and my maternity jammies. It’s 2:07 in the morning. This is what we do without exchanging a word:…

Read More

Advent is for the ones who know longing

This past Sunday, my two little nieces performed in their church Christmas pageant. I love to watch Christmas pageants and so few churches do them anymore (for good reason: that amount of work is no joke).ย One little red-haired lamb and…

Read More

Guard Your Gates

We have a few good phrases we say in our house a lot, little catchphrases or sentences that carry a lot of meaning in just a few words. They are the phrases that distill a lot of conversation into one…

Read More