author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

Month: September 2013

Find Your Voice: What if I’m not a writer? {day 1}

Welcome to the first day of Find Your Voice! I’m excited for the journey ahead, but first let’s clear the proverbial air. Some of you may be asking, What if I’m not a writer? “I don’t feel like I’m a writer.” “I’ve never told anyone […]

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Find Your Voice {#31Days}

Among the crazy and not-so-crazy bloggers, October is affectionately known as #31Days. That time of year hundreds of bloggers hunker down to scribble daily on the same topic and share it every day. The last two years I’ve written on the battle for significance and sojourning. […]

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Where I’m From

I am from pan-fried cornbread, fried bologna sandwiches after church, and spitting watermelon seeds off the back of Pawpaw’s red pick-up. I’m from Cheerwine (if you pronounced it right you’ve said it wrong) and humidity so thick it’ll make you humble. I’m from stoic military housing […]

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Control & Contentment in Pursuit of Beauty

I think when it comes down to it, seeing and savoring our lives as beautiful, is less of discovering hazy lit corners of our day to Instagram and more of a quiet contentedness. {I’m still thinking this all through and noticing the 101 tangents that […]

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Red. {five minute friday}

Joining in at Five Minute Friday. The prompt? Red.   They forgot the “i” on his birth certificate. His parents didn’t notice until they were weeks home from the hospital and by then they didn’t care to fix it. They laughed about it. Oh, with […]

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