In the Middle

I’ve seen a plethora of New Year’s goals, optimistic sentiments, and good riddance to last year posts circulating. And don’t get me wrong, I have a few goals of my own both physical and spiritual. However, as Mitch and I reflected this week we kept coming around to the thought that God has us square in the middle of a season right now. God’s made his faithfulness evident to us in more ways than I can count over the past year and a half. But during the past few months, his radical grace and never-ending love have assaulted and hijacked … Read more…

All Life is Transition

The wind is roaring tonight. The blustery winds are rattling the poorly installed windows of our rental. Nonetheless, we are cozy inside (minus a warm fire because I am pretty sure the fireplace isn’t safe). Flaws of our rental aside, I am thankful to be in a warm home and not out on the streets on a night like this. Something about tonight lends itself to be a night of reflection. On the way home from church, Mitch and I recounted that we have lived four different places within the past five years. Technically, we’ve lived in four different apartment/houses and … Read more…

Intentionally Transitioning

Isn’t it crazy how many stages we move through in life? Not just from babyhood to childhood to adulthood, but all the tiny transitions within the larger ones? If we tallied up all of the phases, seasons and changes we go through in one lifetime….well, we probably couldn’t count them all. As this pregnancy progresses, I’m getting more and more aware of just how many transitions I’ve gone through in such a small piece of time. Within the last two years the titles of student, girlfriend, barista, writer, friend, fiance, mommy, wife, nanny, stay at home mom, daughter, teacher (and … Read more…