Give Thanks

The other night as I lay in bed, not quite tired enough to drift off to sleep, I turned over to see my strong husband and beautiful pup fast asleep next to me. (Yes, we have succumbed to letting Aslan sleep with us. Don’t ask me how we do it- it’s cramped, and most nights […]

Thankful (12/12)

Happy Thankful Thursday! Is anyone else super busy this Christmas season!? This week I found myself exhausted, and in my exhaustion I complained and felt frustrated. But then today, I actually stopped and turned my frustration to thankfulness…well, most of the day. I still have so much growing to do in this area! Going back […]

Our Little Bundle of Joy

Growing up, I remember the classic Christmas stories: Home Alone, White Christmas (our family fave), The Santa Clause, & National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. I vividly remember watching Miracle on 34th Street and falling in love with the puppy under the Christmas tree at the end of the story- big red bow, adorable. Since I was […]

Thankful

In the busyness of last week, I totally forgot about our thankful lists on Thursdays! So this week let’s do 20 things we’re thankful for. Can’t wait to read your lists! December 2-8th 1. How thoughtful my husband is 2.  My mama’s life- we celebrated her birthday this week. I’m so very thankful the Lord […]

Gratitude Pt. 3

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I thought it’d be fitting to do a mini series on thankfulness (and sometimes the struggles we encounter when we don’t feel very thankful). This is part 3! (For part 2 click here).   Finally, Spring Break came. I knew that I needed to get away and spend time with Jesus […]

Gratitude Pt. 2

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I thought it’d be fitting to do a mini series on thankfulness (and sometimes the struggles we encounter when we don’t feel very thankful). This is part 2! (For part 1 click here). All my bags were packed- all 8 of them. (A girl gathers a lot of things within two […]

Gratitude

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I thought it’d be fitting to do a mini series on thankfulness (and sometimes the struggles we encounter when we don’t feel very thankful). This is part 1!     “One month ‘til I move off my beloved island, and back home to Seattle. One month.” Tears stung my eyes. “Lord, […]