Dear Tori

Dear Tori, It’s impossible to think that it’s only been two years since you left. It feels like a lifetime. I can’t begin to count the times something has happened (because so much has) and I reach for my phone to call or text you, only to realize that I can’t. (Will that ever stop?) […]

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Fall Finds

Fall is my favorite season. I’ve always loved it, but it really stole my heart during my years in Boone. The changing of the leaves, the cooler weather, the scarves and boots. Swoon. But I have to confess: I’ve never had a pumpkin spice latte and I don’t plan to anytime soon. Obviously fall in Charlotte shows up much later […]

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taking stock, again.

Making: silly faces Cooking: poppyseed casserole Drinking: sweet tea in my AppState Tervis Reading: Of Mess and Moxie by Jen Hatmaker and It Starts with Food by Melissa Hartwig Wanting: more hours in the day

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Cataloging Gratitude

Two and a half years ago, I sat on our couch beside my friend Chrissy as we shared what God was teaching us in a Google Hangout with my dearest friend Tori. It was cold and winter and all three of us felt like we had lost perspective on what mattered. We wanted to change […]

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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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