author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

Category: The Everyday

Songs for Life

Songs for Life

It’s been so long since I’ve sat down to write, to truly type out words of the heart. I’m aching for it, but pregnancy exhaustion and the depths there are to delve hold me back. Soon, I think. I hope. There are words waiting. When […]

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Perfect {scattered & pixelated} Peace

There are blocks and puzzle pieces scattered across the bare floor. A ball and a few cheerios keep them company. It’s so easy to see the pieces of our lives scattered, messy, waiting for someone to come along and pull us back together. I string […]

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A Love for Real Life

I set the vase on the shelf. Light pours through the window dancing off the rosebuds. They look so pretty sitting there. I look down. The remnants of an early morning wake-up and Bible bookmarks. I’m tempted to move them. They’ll soil the picture of […]

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Freedom Comes in Letting Go

“Open the window and let go.” These words came to me and I released them out my breath. I don’t know why free has such a hold on me. No matter the fears I battle—fear of failure, fear of being known, of succeeding, of exposure—I […]

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Getting By ‘Just Getting By’

My friend Kamille wrote today on the process of achieving goals in the midst of the normal chaos of life. She described it as, “It’s like walking into a room scattered with clothes and mismatched everything, I know what I want the room to look like […]

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