it’s still going to snow.

I woke up to our first real snowfall of the year today! I haven’t been out and about yet, but I definitely feel a shift happening in my heart toward the cold and winter season. I admit freely that the darkness is hard; I miss the sun, and the natural light, warmth, and vitamins it…

I’ll worship like a dog.

I used to be so indifferent toward this pose and never really thought much of it. It sort of always reminded me of the lemon sorbet they serve between fine dining courses to cleanse the taste buds to better enjoy the next treat. But upon learning that the word for “worship” in Matthew 2:11 (the…

good fruit.

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me;…

sufficient grace.

You don’t have to have it all figured out. You don’t have to power through all of life’s difficulties in your own strength. It’s okay to be weak. It’s okay to vulnerable. It’s okay to sad, soft, or *gasp* flawed. God’s power is not made perfect in your ability to be perfect or do it…

world mental health day.

Yesterday was World Mental Health Day, and I took some time to reflect on my own journey with mental health and illness. On February 6 of this year, I finally surrendered to the fact that my mental health needed to be addressed in a different way. For years, I have managed my anxiety and bouts…