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September 05, 2011
God’s deepening life in me (Part 1)
"In everyday life, then, we must hold ourselves in balance before all created gifts insofar...
August 30, 2011
First Day of Preschool (!) Thankful
Many reasons to be grateful today: August is so ready for some friends and a...
August 29, 2011
I grew up in a faith tradition that celebrated the Lord’s Supper every quarter, four...
August 25, 2011
To Lose Faith is to Stop Looking
“To lose faith is to stop looking. To lose faith is to decide that all...
August 22, 2011
It’s always a little bit awkward to tell people it’s your birthday. That’s because their...
August 16, 2011
All the gifts…I’m thankful
For Brooksie’s sweet excitement after bath time when I’m going to give him a lotion-y...
August 08, 2011
On Austin and Gifts
This is my first real blog entry since arriving in Austin. Three days and I...
August 05, 2011
A Green Thankful
We are in Austin. We've been here for approximately four hours. There's a lot I'd...
August 02, 2011
be thankful, be thankful
What a week it’s been. I’m writing this after just returning from “Cousin’s Camp” with...
July 29, 2011
Yes, I'm mildly obsessed with Pinterest. But, it's full of so many pretty things that...
July 27, 2011
Pray with me?
Friends, Will you pray with me for Somer and Lance? They are friends of mine...
July 26, 2011
Oh! The Thankfulness!
My baby has a personality and its best description is: SWEET. He likes to snuggle....
July 24, 2011
The Whole Heart
Last week I quoted St. Anthony and lamented that I was not only subpar in...
July 22, 2011
Do Not Easily Leave: A Small Reflection for a Friday
“Someone asked [St. Anthony]: ‘What must one do in order to please God?’ The old...
July 21, 2011
We Need a Horse and how to be weirdly grateful
Yesterday, my dear friend Katie (in San Francisco) sent me a package with two letters,...
July 20, 2011
The things God loves
Every night when I’m putting August to bed, I pray for the man he’s going...
July 07, 2011
Why I wish I lived in a commune.
In honor of this little vacation I'm on with some of my favorites, this post...
July 01, 2011
Off to Awesomeland!
There are some weeks (like this one) where I don’t post much because I’m utterly...
June 30, 2011
A Letter to 24-year-old Micha (For the Yoobs in my life…)
Dear younger self, I have some things to tell you, not because I’ve really learned...
June 23, 2011
Hello, Emotional Micha!
Oh, friends. Let's be honest here: Filling our last week in SF with final events...
June 21, 2011
Sunday evening as Chris and I ate some anniversary short ribs at The Slanted Door,...
June 20, 2011
Sometimes I stop and look across the table at the man with the square jaw...
June 17, 2011
Cotton and Lorraine
Yesterday morning, my 94-year-old Great Aunt Lorraine passed away. She still had dyed flaming red...
June 16, 2011
Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart
We sang this hymn this past Sunday. I love these words. I can't sing it...
June 09, 2011
Why there is not a new post today:
Because my husband has been in Austin for three days and he just got home...
June 07, 2011
Thankful Tuesday: A Grateful June Update
How’s your Grateful June going? I’ll admit I’m a bit of a failure in the...
June 06, 2011
Asking and Listening
In my last three weeks before we leave San Francisco, I’m leading my Bible study...
June 03, 2011
You are not your job.
You are not your body. You are not your house. You are not your car....
June 02, 2011
Why this blog was not titled “Mama:Monk of San Francisco”
When I started writing to all you lovely people, I was pretty lonely. I was...
May 31, 2011
It’s (Almost) Grateful June!
So, I’ve been reading Ann Voskamp’s blog a lot lately. I’ve known about her blog...
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