author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

Month: September 2012

31 Days of Sojourning {day 1}

I didn’t intend to join the 31 days challenge this year. I am quite pregnant (36 weeks), so there is a great likelihood I won’t write every day. Even when I began to think ‘Well, maybe…,’ I had a completely different topic in mind. But…sojourning is my heart. It’s my […]

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When You Feel Nameless…Remember

We’ve hit the one month mark until Baby #3 is due. We don’t have a name. We have two names. If you think I’m one of those women who thinks it’s precious to go 9 months without knowing the gender of her child, you can […]

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Making the Inside Come Out

I say it all summer, “I want to dye my hair purple.” I beat around the bush and back again until my sister says, “Just do it.” So I did it. *** Purple is my freedom color. My hold tight and don’t let go of […]

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A Letter to My Teenage Self

Dear Jess, I know you’re not going to like this letter. You’re not going to like the way your life turned out. At least not from where you stand. That plan you worked so hard on, the transcript you perfected…one day you might just ask, […]

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Learning What Enough Is

I think somewhere in the last year I prayed this prayer. I probably wasn’t really paying attention to what I was saying. I probably wasn’t thinking what enough would truly be. I probably wasn’t aware of how hard the stripping of material comforts and excess […]

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