How God Got My Attention This Week

Confession: I wasn’t going to talk about my word, Restore, at Adore on May 14. I had already prepared another talk on Romans 12. But as I was leaving church the day before, my friend Stacey Thacker asked what I was going to talk about. When I told her, she said “I think you needContinue reading “How God Got My Attention This Week”

My Fried Hair

I visited a new hairstylist recently, excited for a small trim to clean up the ends of my hair. Instead, I found myself crying in my car afterward. Not because I didn’t like my cut or she messed up my hair, but because I messed up my hair. Because I learned my hair was dead. Fried.Continue reading “My Fried Hair”

It’s Gonna Be May-hem

I wrote the following post for my church’s blog almost one year ago. Today, I already feel the effects of May-hem and we are only 20 hours in! I reflected on this post today and felt that I should repost and share again. This time last year, I was at my lowest point in ourContinue reading “It’s Gonna Be May-hem”

A New Name

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to walk through the adoption process with one of my closest friends. She and her husband had two children but knew they wanted to adopt. They live in another country and received a phone call one day from a local friend. There was a baby girl –Continue reading “A New Name”

This Good Day

I woke up Good Friday morning contemplating Easter and all that this weekend represents. I honestly haven’t given it much thought this week. The tyranny of the urgent has taken over, and the important ponderings of this Holy Week have been pushed aside. Yesterday morning, I sat in quiet (well, not real quite because #threekids),Continue reading “This Good Day”