The value of simplicity and gratitude in an age of overcommitment and abundance.
If you’ll be serving food to tiny humans, don’t overthink the side dishes.
Trust me on this one.
I’ll be back with fresh posts next week, including some great Advent resources. For today, enjoy one of the blog’s greatest hits from 2016: 10 Things No One Told You About Your 30s. What are you up to, friends? Looking forward to be back with new posts next week!
Things are about to ramp up around here. Thanksgiving plans are underway; Advent is just around the corner; Christmas is coming. Church is about to get busy. School is about to get busy. Home is about to get busy. I can see the busy on the horizon like a storm front rolling in. It’s a…… Continue reading Taking Some Soul Space (Soul Space Thursday)
Because sometimes what we ask for and what we really need are verrrrry different things.
Early in my high school years, I broke my ankle at soccer practice. I’d just started getting playing time, and even scored a goal in a game (my first) the day before. Then Lindsay Vetter and I went for the ball at the same second in a drill (she won), and I came down hard…… Continue reading Embracing Limits (Soul Space Thursday)
My younger son is at the peak of the developmental phase of toddlerhood that looks like this: Take all the folded laundry out of the basket. Unspool all the toilet paper off of the roll. Dump out all of mom’s makeup and then shake/pour/smear out each individual product. Pour the Legos out onto the floor.…… Continue reading Building is Hard * 10 Minute Devotional