author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist


Recent Posts

A Year of Rhythms

A Year of Rhythms

When my husband and I sat down to brainstorm a list of things we wanted to focus on and accomplish this year, it was a long list. It could’ve quickly became overwhelming. As I was categorizing the list, I noticed a theme. While there was […]

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Mermaid Reminders

Mermaid Reminders

If ever we’re out and we pass a mermaid my son Otto will immediately say, “Mom, you need to get this so you’ll finish your book!” I smile and answer, “Maybe” or “Not today,” because how many mermaids do you really need? In November, I […]

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The Tension in Everyday

The Tension in Everyday

Yesterday the kids and I took our weekly poetry tea time on the road. It produced a few pretty pictures, almost tears, some hard to hear reading of Valentine books and poems, a couple near mishaps, and, in the end, revealed the tension in the […]

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Freedom is more than we give it credit

Freedom is more than we give it credit

When I think about the freedom Christ’s life, death, and resurrection sealed and delivered to us for us and I look at my own life and the live’s of believers around me, I can’t help but think we’re missing something. We’ve stopped. We’ve sold ourselves […]

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Guilt, Checklists, & Freedom

Guilt, Checklists, & Freedom

There’s this undercurrent that reappears where I feel stifled in my spiritual life. It feels tight. I feel guilt for not reading my Bible enough, not praying enough, not talking to people enough, not being still enough. Not being enough in general. That does not […]

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