soul space · uncluttered

The Opposite of Scarcity (Soul Space Thursday)

Ever feel like there’s too much stuff in your life? Things to clean, appointments to squeeze in, closets to organize, schedules to keep? Oh, I feel you. The amount of things and stuff and places to be can be utterly overwhelming. We fly through life by the seat of our pants, stopping only to pick up the dry cleaning, step…… Continue reading The Opposite of Scarcity (Soul Space Thursday)

Family life · live free

Introducing Soul Space Thursdays

Ever feel like you have too much stuff, you’re way too busy, and your soul is just plain tired? Me too. That’s why I’m so excited to introduce Soul Space Thursdays! Beginning next week, Thursdays will feature posts about how to pare down the clutter, step off the busyness train, and create space for your soul…… Continue reading Introducing Soul Space Thursdays

Christian reflections

For Freedom * 10 Minute Devotional

What do you think of when you think about freedom? It’s the 4th of July and fireworks have been (illegally) popping in our neighborhood for days. Block parties abound. There’s a 5k race that a friend of mine are skipping in favor of using the $30 entry fee for pedicures. (We’ll run on our own,…… Continue reading For Freedom * 10 Minute Devotional

Christian reflections

Don’t Miss Out * 10 Minute Devotional

A decade ago, sitting at the head table in the prettiest dress I’ll ever wear, I was surprised at how seamlessly my wedding was going. After planning and preparing and hiring caterers and renting a banquet room and putting together our own flower arrangements (thanks to our wonderful crew of friends and family, who didn’t…… Continue reading Don’t Miss Out * 10 Minute Devotional

Christian reflections

A People Prepared * 10 Minute Devotional

Back in my college days I trained for a marathon. The day before the big race, I was nervous as all-get-out. Would I make it to the starting line on time in the crazy early-morning Chicago traffic? Would I embarrass myself by flaming out at mile twenty? Would I even be able to finish? One of…… Continue reading A People Prepared * 10 Minute Devotional

Christian reflections · Family life

Faith, Parenting, and Faithful Parenting

Today I’m excited to welcome guest blogger Dana Herndon, writer at An Ordinary View, middle school teacher, and mother of three. “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV) This is one of my favorite verses. A simple, yet complex explanation of faith. Because that is how faith…… Continue reading Faith, Parenting, and Faithful Parenting