Living a Still Life

Our COVID-19 disruptions conveniently began with Spring Break. I spent the week before shopping a bit more - buying an extra bottle of olive oil and making sure we had some veggie soup frozen for later but I really didn't think to systematically go through my cupboards until an emergency was announced and schools closed … Continue reading Living a Still Life

Finding Truth Close to Home

Last week I had an unexpected afternoon to myself. I ate a solitary lunch and was looking at my to-do list. It was filled with everything from cleaning and household tasks to writing and more creative endeavors. But all of those things made me feel antsy and I knew that I wouldn't be productive. I … Continue reading Finding Truth Close to Home

Small Acts of Faith and Justice

Frank and I have been watching An Idiot Abroad on Netflix. Created by comedian Ricky Gervais, we follow his friend, Karl as he experiences the Seven Wonders of the World. The twist is that Karl is a homebody and is very critical of travel. I have laughed until I got teary; Frank has fallen asleep … Continue reading Small Acts of Faith and Justice

Review: Let’s All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs

Sometimes it seems that making big, life-changing decisions feels easier and more natural than deciding what to make for dinner. When I decided to attend college in Paris, it seemed the only place I could consider - who wouldn't want to study art history in the center of Paris? It never occurred to me to … Continue reading Review: Let’s All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs

Small Moments

If I were to capture the small moments of my day, to remember in fifty years, I would want to remember... Bea, talking in her crib. Not ready to get up, but awake, greeting her day. My MOPS group, doing community, life, and mothering together; Learning to speak and receive truth into our lives. Sun … Continue reading Small Moments