All the Good Phrases: A Review (Part 2)

Yesterday I shared about why I started the One Good Phrase series and then offered a summary of each phrase from the first five months of the series. Today I offer you the second half… * Holly Grantham acknowledged that You can’t always get what you want and still pointed to how love is all that [Read More…]

All the Good Phrases: A Review (Part 1)

We began the One Good Phrase series ten months ago, when I was thinking more and more about the power of words in my parenting. I’d taken on a few of Sarah Bessey’s phrases she had shared on her blog, especially her use of “We use our words to love each other.” I’d been using [Read More…]

One Good Phrase: Laura Turner (The adventure continues…)

Well, we all knew this day would come. It’s our very last week of One Good Phrase. Soon, I’ll give you a little summary post to point you toward all the little gems of phrases that have come through this space since we began working through them ten months ago. But, there’s no one I’d [Read More…]

One Good Phrase: Roo Ciambriello (Brush your shoulders off)

I didn’t know Roo Ciambriello until I joined her as a World Vision blogger in Guatemala. And after five days, we knew each other well enough to perform many dangerous stunts… Roo has a blog called Neon Fresh, which is as cool and interesting as it sounds. And she is a gem: Not only does [Read More…]

One Good Phrase: Zack Hunt (Costly Grace)

Today I get to introduce you to Zack Hunt, a blogger and thinker whose special talent is the ability to make complicated theological concepts approachable  for the likes of non-theologians like me. Zack was on my trip to Guatemala and it was a joy to get to know his compassionate, sarcastic, generous nature. I’m grateful [Read More…]

One Good Phrase: Hännah Ettinger (You are held)

I’ve been aware of Hännah Ettinger (and her blog Wine and Marble) for the past several months through Twitter, but I’ve only recently come to know her and her story. It’s only been since then that I’ve spent time reading her blog. Hers is one of those blogs I’m kicking myself for not following sooner.  She’s a gifted writer [Read More…]