My Heart Falls into its Anchor

I turned on the kettle and wiped down the counters. The kids were off to school and the house fell quiet for the first time in months. Two months of waking up with them, making breakfast, lunch and dinner and having family adventures. A week ago, we were driving home from the cabin and I felt […]

A Love Letter to my {broken} Body

A little background to this Love Letter: On Saturday, we launched a synchroblog on SheLoves magazine: A Love Letter to my Body and Megan Gahan led us in her beautiful letter to her own body. It was a first for us on SheLoves and Claire, our Wellness Editor, and I were a little nervous, just […]

Want to Be a Bearer of Justice? Have your Feet Washed.

“True bearers of justice are people who have had their feet washed.” –Gwen McVicker I am blessed to have an extraordinary mother-in-law. Gwen is the woman God used to first crack open my heart for justice, right alongside the prophet Isaiah. I’ve had the privilege of writing a 40-day prayer journal with her, traveling with […]

Advent post for Christine Sine's Godspace

I recently wrote a piece for Christine Sine’s Advent series: “Jesus is Near, How Do We Draw Close.” It really is about how I’m looking for Joy in my minivan life: “Joy in the Glorious, the Ordinary & the Dry.” I put a lot of heart into it and I’d love it if you’d check […]

My favorite from Oswald Chambers

It’s been so many years since I first read this sentence, but it still stands as my favorite moment with Oswald. “The author who benefits you most is not the one who tells you something you did not know before, but the one who gives expression to the truth that has been dumbly struggling in […]