Only Jesus can uplift us from across a room, encouraging and teaching us without a word.

The church is meeting again, but the sanctuary feels more empty now. Our chairs are carefully measured 6 feet away from the next family’s, and we’re told to leave the room quickly after service ends so the room can be properly sanitized before the next service. It’s different from the church I’m used to – … Continue reading Only Jesus can uplift us from across a room, encouraging and teaching us without a word.

24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week by Tiffany Shlain: a Message About Rest

I do not have a great relationship with technology. I either surpass my screen time limits for social media, or I just avoid social media altogether. I’ll attempt to take notes or make lists on my phone, but then get tired of looking at the screen and revert back to paper – making a mess … Continue reading 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week by Tiffany Shlain: a Message About Rest

That’s a Wrap

An Ode to the Wins and Setbacks of 2019 If you know me, you know I love tradition and can tie sentiment to anything. But this winter, we gave up some things – traditions, expectations, rituals, shopping adventures. This season, working to get out of student loan debt has made a tremendous impact on our … Continue reading That’s a Wrap

The Matchmaker’s List by Sonya Lalli: Tension of Love, Culture, and Learning Lessons of Honesty

The Matchmaker’s List | Sonya Lalli | Fiction, Romance Paperback: 329 | Publisher: Berkley (2019) | ISBN: 9780451490940 Here’s the first thing to know about The Matchmaker’s List: it’s not a holiday rom-com. Wanting to read some sweet, Christmas funnies, I searched for a few to put on hold at the library. The Matchmaker’s List … Continue reading The Matchmaker’s List by Sonya Lalli: Tension of Love, Culture, and Learning Lessons of Honesty