My Reading Year 2018 Part 4: Faith

C. S. Lewis said, "If I find in myself a desire which nothing in the world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world".  I love reading books that amplify my faith journey, and help me grow more deeply in my love for God.  Here are a few of... Continue Reading →

My Reading Year 2018, Part 3: Stories

On to some of my favorite fiction picks this year: 1. Middlemarch by George Eliot How has it taken me so long to read this book?!  As an English major in college, I took an entire semester on Jane Austen, and loved reading all of her novels and dissecting what made them so delightful and wise... Continue Reading →

At the Edge of the Storm

I drove to work this morning with a huge storm raging just to the east of me--dark boiling clouds, lightning, thunder, hail, wind. On the road before me, there was no rain, and blue sky with puffy white clouds beckoned off to the west. I thought about the people stuck in that big storm. In... Continue Reading →

Simplify 2017

For a few years, I've been reading about some of my favorite artists and bloggers picking a word of the year, a central idea or goal for the upcoming 12 months.  I’d never been able to come up with any unifying word or principle in years past, but wanted to keep this idea in mind... Continue Reading →

What I Loved in 2015

With 8 days left in 2015, it is time for me to sit back and reflect about how this past year has shaped up.  What did I love?  What changes did I make that worked for me, for our family, for balance?  How did I find joy, express creativity, show love?  What will I keep for... Continue Reading →

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