Tag: personal

a new phase [general life update]

We have successfully moved from Charlotte, NC to Richmond, VA. Successful = nobody died in the process. (Although we did forget to pack one entire drawer in our kitchen which housed our silverware. Whoops. We’re eating with our hands these days. Nothing out of the ordinary there.) There are a million thoughts going through my …

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Our Big Change

My family has a big change taking place in 2017. In order to make this as undramatic as possible, I’ll just come out and say it: we’re moving. Long story short: my husband, Jonathan is going to be an assistant pastor at my Dad’s church in Virginia. Short story long: well, how long do you …

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The Importance of Saying No to Good Things

Saying no isn’t really popular these days, is it? We’re so focused on all the things we want/need to say YES to; saying NO seems like a bit of a downer. In our society of “do all the things! be anything you want! put yourself out there and be brave!” saying no comes across as lame. Maybe even lazy. …

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Pre-term Labor & Perspective

Pre-term labor has a way of changing your perspective. I can’t believe it’s August and I still have this baby girl inside me. The same baby girl who we thought was headed to Jesus 14 weeks ago when my water broke. The other day, a friend asked if I was counting down the days until …

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