2017: The Year to be Brave

When it came time to choose a word for 2017, Zach and I chose separate words, as we have for the past several years. God began revealing my word in August and continued to in subtle ways throughout the fall, and I know it will be just the word I need moving forward.

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Tori.

Many have asked that I post the words I shared at Tori’s memorial in September. I’m so grateful for the opportunity the McLean family gave me to share about my dearest friend. I hope you are able to get a glimpse of her heart and love for others.

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Stand in the Gap

In the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking back on this second year of marriage. Man, what a year it’s been.

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Even When It Hurts

Yesterday we got some unexpected news from a friend that brought me to my knees. I have experienced loss and frustration and pain, but never this close, this invasive. And let me tell you: the enemy picked the wrong people to mess with. We’re going to battle and he won’t win this one. We won’t give him the […]

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Sinking Deep

I’ve felt it coming on for a while. The exhaustion. The burnout. The sinking, drowning feeling I can’t quite escape. I come up for gulps of air, gasping for breath. I know these patterns aren’t good for me. I know I need to reset, let go, set things aside.

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Renew.

Happy 2016, friends. This new year is certainly a season of change in many areas of my life. It’s the end of our first semester at MHS, the beginning of a new semester of grad school, and so much more. All of this is exciting and overwhelming in a great way.

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Day 365.

It is 12:05 in the morning on August 8, 2015. It is officially the 365th day of our marriage. Tomorrow will be our one year anniversary.

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