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Treasuring

Our little girl turned two months old yesterday. Brynn has the sweetest (and quietest) personality. She has been giving lots of smiles and loves to stick her tongue out when she’s especially excited. Simple things like ceiling fans, the family room curtains, and dangling toys are call for the “tongue-in-and-out” move. Brynn is flexible and up… Read More Treasuring

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This Mystical Thing Called Marriage

Marriage is not what I expected. It’s better, richer, deeper, fuller. Marriage is common grace. Grace given to believers and unbelievers alike. Grace that allows each marriage—each union of man and wife—to portray Christ’s relationship to His Church. What wonder! Marriage is reconciliation. Though bride and groom are permanently joined at the altar, the ministry… Read More This Mystical Thing Called Marriage

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Mini Roadtrip

St. George, Utah will always be my special place. My own personal greenhouse where I grew into womanhood. I learned to love in new ways, to explore with abandon, to spread my wings, to soar. My first year out of college I took a teaching position at Westside Christian School and formed precious friendships with… Read More Mini Roadtrip

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Weekday Romance

I know it—how much I’m loved. But it’s nice to be reminded. Stephen reminded me when he walked through the  door with a gift in hand last week—a single rose, a Starbucks gift card, and a book on motherhood and the gospel.   My weary mama’s heart needed that touch of romance on a Thursday… Read More Weekday Romance