author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

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The Daily Work of Hope

The Daily Work of Hope

I lose my hope perspective ten times a day, at least. I get weighed down by the crumbs of life…those bread crumbs that stick to your feet when you’re just trying to cook and the smear of peanut butter as you brush against a wall. […]

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It’s all meaningless, so why try?

It’s all meaningless, so why try?

Yesterday, I was complaining to my husband how the most exciting part of my day was wearing real pants and going to Victoria’s six month appointment. Oh, and making homemade iced coffee. I was disappointed because I had to cancel an exciting outing to the […]

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Advent’s Longing Cry

Advent’s Longing Cry

At the heart of sojourning is this, Will we live for the promise even if we can’t see it? The sojourner says, “Yes.” Amidst the unknown and chaos, the sojourner travels on, practicing faithful endurance with each dusty step. There is a promise, but we […]

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Advent…He is coming

Advent…He is coming

This is my favorite time of year. The sparkling lights, cookies baking, friends gathered. The wonder and holiness of God becoming feeble babe. It’s a miracle. A beautiful, desperate miracle. In my mid-twenties, I began to discover the liturgical church year and was pulled into the […]

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The Willingness of Motherhood

The Willingness of Motherhood

…in the face of miscarriage A few months after our first miscarriage, a group of women gathered together to encourage and lift me up in prayer. Up to this point I had masked my response to losing our baby. I was sad, but only my […]

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