author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

Month: March 2012

Why The Hunger Games is Important

Recently, I’ve seen a few people ask on Facebook why they should read The Hunger Games. It’s understandable when a book creates such a frenzied following and is already secured 4 movie deals that some want to know why they should jump on the bandwagon. […]

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You're Already Amazing {a review}

It was somewhere in the chapter on the Promised Land and waiting for the Lord I realized I wouldn’t be able to speed read You’re Already Amazing. It’s an easy read, a good message. My plan was to read it through quickly for review and […]

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When You Forget the Joy in Thanks

Friday I was reminded about the joy in thanksgiving, in writing down the gifts and remembering all of God’s good ways. I forget. So often I forget and it becomes a drudgery. The little things—the dishes one more time, answering “What would happen if…?” for […]

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Motherhood & Risk {the better mom}

Five. The number hits me with a weight unexpected. Joe had just mentioned if we wanted to keep having our children 2 years apart, we’d need to get started on the next one. Really? I thought. Otto seems still a baby to me, but calculate 9 months […]

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What's Your Story? {beautiful sisterhood}

I have been hurt by women, more specifically women in the church. When I was in 7th grade, I went to our church winter camp where the girls in my cabin made it clear I was not welcomed and they wanted absolutely nothing to do […]

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