“in Christ alone” in sign

b & i started beginning signs with our girlie when she was around 7 months, and she started signing back at 9 months.  her favorite show is signing time on netflix, and she amazes me with her signing vocabulary at 1.5 years. i’d love for her to be able to continue sign throughout her education ...

atomic affection

i had a friend once that loved tropical fish. he spent tons of time, effort, and money in buying the right plants for the tank, maintaining proper pH and salt levels and temperature, using and arranging places for fish to swim through and around… i remember thinking that he must really, really like fish. i ...

so much, so little.

it has been one of those weeks where so much has happened… and i’ve felt so much, and have learned so much, that i don’t feel like i have words to say any of it. words fall short of it all. i tend to find words once my brain has a chance to process and my ...

don’t eat rocks: an additional thought

so yesterday, i wrote a blog post about faith… about trusting that God only gives us bread, even if it looks, feels, and tastes like a stone. this morning, God has handed me something (He’s handed our family something)… and my friends, the temptation is strong to declare this a rock and hurl it back towards ...

don’t eat rocks: an analysis on faith

in my front yard, there is a stone “river” bed.  when it rains, the water moves through our gutters, down a copper chain into a copper bowl, and then runs down and through and past hundred of small, smooth stones in our yard until it finally reaches the street. when it rains, i enjoy the ...