Gentle and Quiet Spirit
November 20th, 2022
“Your adornment must not be merely external-braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses, but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality of a gentle ...
My Kitchen Table
October 8th, 2022
As we trade the sultry days of summer for the crisp cool days of fall, I am reminded of the sites and smells of the season. Pumpkin spice begins to take over everything from our coffee, to candles, to...
Journey to the Promised Land
August 21st, 2022
These past several weeks, I’ve been reading about the Israelites- some of the most frustrating people I have ever “met” in the Bible. In Exodus, they are freed from slavery in Egypt, cross the Red Sea...
The Ultimate Goal
June 19th, 2022
“Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice.” -Proverbs 24:17How relatable and convicting is this verse for the coach’s wife?! We often find ourselves instinc...
Infertility, Loss, and Mother’s Day
April 27th, 2022
Mother’s Day is always portrayed as this joyous day full of sunshine, flowers, and the color pink. You go to church, take a family picture, eat dinner together, and hug your mama a few extra times. Ho...
December 27th, 2021
Can I be real with you? The week after Christmas is always a little depressing for me. All the hype of beautiful decorations, gift-giving, parties with friends, gatherings with family - it’s gone in a...
Useful through Imperfections
June 28th, 2021
Every week when I bring groceries home I face the reality of the fruit that was wasted the week before. I always have good intentions with what I buy, but between bottles, diaper changes, and managing...
Called to Community
June 1st, 2021
There are always those seasons of life that leave you feeling exhausted. You feel as though there is no way you can pray that prayer or carry that load or sing that worship song one more time. When th...
Dear First-Year Coach's Wife
May 16th, 2021
These words were journaled, days after reaching a breaking point in our first year of coaching. They were the words I felt like I needed to hear from a friend sitting right beside me, over a cold cup ...
The Cup of Suffering
April 25th, 2021
A few days ago I came across a quote, “I will drink every drop of my cup of suffering so I don’t miss one thing God wants to teach me”. So often I don’t feel like even taking a sip from that cup or I’...
The Heart of the Game
April 8th, 2021
Danny and I met at Biola University in California, when I was a freshman and he was a junior. He was a baseball player there, and I played volleyball, and he says that from the moment he saw me on cam...
The Ambivalence of Oxi-Clean
March 14th, 2021
Wes had a double header tonight and called sometime after 10 to let me know he was finishing up. And to also remind me he was headed to Walmart to get some Oxi Clean. I’d be lying if I said this erran...