Slow to Speak

Slow to Speak

One of the first things that my husband and I had to navigate once we got married was how to handle conflict. It’s one thing to handle conflict well while dating – you can each go to your separate homes, think “life” over, and come back with a fresh perspective. Once...
Refreshed

Refreshed

Lately, since the weather is warm and summer is in full force, I have a new obsession…and it’s a Southern one at that. You’re going to laugh, because it’s lemonade….but it’s not just any old lemonade. It’s MINT lemonade. Sometimes I will get fancy and squeeze...
Shadows

Shadows

In this season of quarantine, one of my greatest joys has been going on evening walks with my husband. We stroll around our neighborhood, catching up on the day’s events, meeting neighbors, and seeing all of the changes that happened throughout the day. Riveting...
Caller ID

Caller ID

Don’t answer it!! You cringe when you see “Aunt Susie’s” number pop up! She’ll want to go on forever about the economy and make sure you understand how worried she is about everything. Within two minutes she’ll have you wrapped up in anxiety and you don’t have time...
What do you want ME to do for YOU?

What do you want ME to do for YOU?

There’s only one voice that can awaken me at roughly 5a.m. without receiving an irritated response in return. His timing seems inconvenient, yet intentional and intimate. I’m barely conscious, and still His spirit testifies with mine that He’s spoken. His words are...
Writing in Pencil

Writing in Pencil

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. To me, they mostly set you up for failure, disappointment, and inevitable guilt, which is not my favorite way to start a new year. As a result, I actively try to avoid them. In all humility, I have gotten pretty stinkin’ good at...