Category Archives: Love

Advent Reflection: Love

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. Rescue me from my enemies, LORD, for I

Advent Reflection: Love

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. Rescue me from my enemies, LORD, for I

Passed Out and Carrot Pumpkin Soup

My husband got sick last week and passed out in the bathtub. It wasn’t normal passing out though, he started to convulse like he was having a seizure and for two handfuls of seconds I thought maybe he was dying.

Passed Out and Carrot Pumpkin Soup

My husband got sick last week and passed out in the bathtub. It wasn’t normal passing out though, he started to convulse like he was having a seizure and for two handfuls of seconds I thought maybe he was dying.

A Happy Anniversary

Over the weekend Andrew and I celebrated the first anniversary of our marriage at a lovely little Bed & Breakfast in Hickory, NC. It gave us a cozy room and quiet Saturday to reflect back on where the year has

A Happy Anniversary

Over the weekend Andrew and I celebrated the first anniversary of our marriage at a lovely little Bed & Breakfast in Hickory, NC. It gave us a cozy room and quiet Saturday to reflect back on where the year has

Father’s Day Gift Inspiration

Dad, I just love you so much. Each year I understand better how deeply you love and cherish me. You’ve given me such a precious gift in that way, to grow up steeped in a daddy’s love. Thank you for

Father’s Day Gift Inspiration

Dad, I just love you so much. Each year I understand better how deeply you love and cherish me. You’ve given me such a precious gift in that way, to grow up steeped in a daddy’s love. Thank you for

A Poem For My Lover on Valentine’s Day

Your Heart, Praise God I wish I could visit your heart like a museum, pry open your sternum with my hands, exposing the bumbum bumbum shining and red and pulsing with your life. I’d knock gently with a fingertip, wherein

A Poem For My Lover on Valentine’s Day

Your Heart, Praise God I wish I could visit your heart like a museum, pry open your sternum with my hands, exposing the bumbum bumbum shining and red and pulsing with your life. I’d knock gently with a fingertip, wherein

Grace, A Lesson from Marriage

This post is sloppy and long and mostly brags on my husband, Andrew. But this weekend, I learned a lesson about grace that I’m compelled to share. These things don’t always translate cleanly into language as we hope, so we

Grace, A Lesson from Marriage

This post is sloppy and long and mostly brags on my husband, Andrew. But this weekend, I learned a lesson about grace that I’m compelled to share. These things don’t always translate cleanly into language as we hope, so we

For the Love of My Grandmother

I don’t really understand life or the decline of it. It seems like such a sad and painful fate to watch our friends and partners die—to be left alone in all our memories. I think of my grandmother in her

For the Love of My Grandmother

I don’t really understand life or the decline of it. It seems like such a sad and painful fate to watch our friends and partners die—to be left alone in all our memories. I think of my grandmother in her