Category: Faith

Finding The Ponies

I work in affordable housing. I spend my days looking for potential sites, reading regulatory documents, running numbers, filling out paperwork and trying to make deals competitive so we will be awarded funds to build apartments.  No two deals are ever the same and my day looks different every single day. I am the nerd who loves ...

Waiting When I’m Weary

This past Spring, Dan and I lost our second baby. Losing this baby has been different than losing our first baby.  Our first pregnancy was over so quickly, it felt a little like a bad dream. I carried our second baby for 10 and a half weeks. While 10 weeks is still too short, I had ...

A Lesson from an Airplane

I hate flying. Actually, is there a word stronger than hate? If there is... I "that word" flying. As much as I hate flying, last week I had no choice. A couple of my coworkers and I had to be in two different cities in one day. Driving would have meant 10+ hours of car ...

I am NOT an Island

Last week I posted my thoughts about being lonely at different points in my life. You can read more here. I firmly believe there is a season for everything and that God can use loneliness for a purpose. However, I really struggled about whether or not I should post a blog about loneliness. While I do believe ...

A Season for Everything

In ten years of marriage, Dan and I have faced loneliness a few different times. The day after we got married we moved to Nebraska so that I could finish my degree. Dan's family was a half hour away, but we didn't know anyone else. We loved spending time with each other, but we missed ...