The Joy of Interesting Goals and Dreams {Whole Together Family}

So why are we bothering to rethink schedules and routines? Why embrace all this hassle and struggle to go against the grain and do something different for our families? Why not just assume it works well enough and deal with the consequences? The short answer: it makes room for your goals and dreams. This is … Continue reading The Joy of Interesting Goals and Dreams {Whole Together Family}

Loud Art and ‘Longing for Paris’ by Sarah Mae {book review}

"All my longings - this pull that seems to rise up from my soul and make me lean a little more in and a little more up - they are the stir of heaven, the magnet attracting me to itself."  -Sarah Mae, Longing for Paris: One Woman's Search for Joy, Beauty, and Adventure-Right Where She … Continue reading Loud Art and ‘Longing for Paris’ by Sarah Mae {book review}

Pastors, Soldiers, and Missionaries.

It's hard to accurately write about the change that has taken place in my mind and heart over the last few years. That's a lot of life to think about. But I'll try to touch on pieces here and there, if only to point out a changed perception of myself or of God. ----- Growing … Continue reading Pastors, Soldiers, and Missionaries.

Writing Things Down – Bigger.

This feels like a vulnerable thing to write about. Because once I say I have things that are stopping me from following through on my dreams I am claiming its existence in the first place. It's admitting that I have a dream and want to move to a different place in my writing life. If … Continue reading Writing Things Down – Bigger.

Five Minute Friday – Opportunity (revisited)

With the opportunity to write un-edited today, comes an unprecedented silence. The chance to write on. Opportunity fills my mind with wild contemplations on all the current opportunities in my life. And one can't write out their heart, and hopes, and dreams in five minutes flat. Or can I? I hope to read and write … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Opportunity (revisited)