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 ...

It’s ok NOT to be ok

I have said it before, and I will say it again... I am a Type A person. I like order, plans and perfection. If we have a plan, and it falls through, I get anxious and frustrated. I expect things to go a certain way. However, if there is one thing that I have learned during ...

The God of the 1%

Dan and I married in 2007. I was 21, still in college and delayed fertility was the furthest thing from my mind.  I went on birth control a few months before the wedding, because as much as I wanted to be a Mama... we weren't ready. In late 2009, I came off the pill because it ...

Letting Go and Dreaming of Living Borderless

In 2013, Hillsong United released a song called Oceans. The song spoke to the core of my heart, and I instantly started praying the words over our lives. "Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders Let me walk upon the waters Wherever You would call me Take me deeper than my feet could ...

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