Big Things

There’s a phrase I hate in the Christian subculture.  And it’s one I haven’t heard in a long time. It’s been about ten years since someone said to me: “I think I’m supposed to do big things for God,” or in encouragement, “Micha, I think you’re going to do big things for God.” I heard [Read More...]

Wise Stuff My Husband Said {A Series}: The Bible as Friend

Monday night we sat on the couch, me drinking tea slash eating dark chocolate and writing my Thankful Tuesday post while Chris read. My husband interrupted my train of thought to read a section from his ongoing savoring of our beloved Dale Bruner commentary on Matthew 1-12: “Together, Mark and Matthew give us a colorful [Read More...]

A short post from a tired lady.

Ah, how I wish I had a long, deep, lovely thing to post today. Instead, I’m tired and grouching (that’s not a word, Hohorst!) to Chris that my time is already stretched here and I hardly have friends yet! What a complainy-face I can be. Listen, I’m writing this at 11:04 pm and I have [Read More...]

And, a list!

Here are the thankful things: Home again! Home again! Yes, it’s not the same home, but it’s still our home. The sweetest little place with a fairytale-esque stone path through a garden and a wall that’s orange for no particular reason. And a perfectly cozy nursery for my baby where I can rock him and [Read More...]

God’s Deepening Life in Me, Part 2 (aka: All is Balance, All is Gift)

“In everyday life, then, we must hold ourselves in balance before all created gifts insofar as we a choice and are not bound by some responsibility. We should not fix our desires on health or sickness, wealth or poverty, success or failure, a long life or a short one. For everything has the potential of [Read More...]

80 degrees, cool breeze, breakfast tacos: a list

It’s Thankful Tuesday! A List: Eighty degrees and a cool breeze! My baby sleeping on me outside in the shade while my husband and little boy laugh and make up games in the apartment complex pool. A holiday and we’re all home together. Time to read and hear the Psalms. Breakfast tacos in Austin, Texas. [Read More...]


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