Strawberry Jam

  This writing is from one year ago, after we had celebrated our 1st anniversary in Seattle. Evie was 2 months old. ♡ “I’ll never know, and neither will you, of the life you don’t choose. We’ll only know that whatever that sister life was, it was important...

How and Why I [Want to] Write

It’s been almost a year since I published something here last. I’ve consistently written in a private journal since early 2012, and it’s something that Jesus has really used to work in me. As a verbal processor, they are like transcripts of a lot of...

Viewing Home in a New Place

I had a dream the other night that I was back in my hometown. For some reason, I walked on side of the highway from my parent’s house to the gym, and I cried on the way back. I was glad to be with my family, but it wasn’t I5, and there were no sidewalks or...

Hard Seasons Come with Good Gifts

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his...

A Life List

We changed our blog to have a more journal feel, as we meant it to be in the first place, and I wrote this little list! Making: one of Eric’s Christmas presents! Cooking: lots of food for guests soon! Craving: bagels with cream cheese, fruit, and berry flavored...