December 18

A toast to all of our Life Group being able to gather to laugh and eat really good food and celebrate Christmas together. There was something in each of these families’ day or week that could have prevented them from being able to join us, but we all made it, and I’m ever so thankful […]


December 9

This morning before Bible study Clara needed a little extra time before going to the nursery, so she and I tagged along to the sanctuary to listen to our friends rehearse a song for Sunday. I could tell Clara was digging it because she kept nuzzling closer to me and every few seconds she would […]


December 8

My friend’s sweet daughter remembering to thank God for this egg prepared by her mama. Her prayer was completely unprompted and, as far as she knew, unseen. We couldn’t hear the words she whispered, but she was so sincere — a quiet moment, a holy moment. This time of year, even more than usual, my […]


December 4

The boys will be making their film debut as part of Redeemer’s Christmas program this year. I can tell just from the bit that I saw that the production value will be high and the cute factor will be heart-melting, knee-buckling, and definitely shard-producing. I so love being part of a community that values creativity, […]


365

My intention each week is to post these pictures in simple sets of seven. More often than not, I get behind in posting, and this installment to the 365 project is no exception. What strikes me particularly this week (or this 11 days, I guess) is the balance between what I can capture with these […]


I’m Not Really Here to Worship (Or So I Thought)

I woke up Sunday nervous and weary. I quietly dressed and made myself breakfast and then headed out from my parents’ house, where the kids and I were spending the weekend, just as the sun was starting to turn everything pink and yellow. I was nervous because I’m always a bit jittery on the way […]