Family · Marriage

This Mystery is Profound

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.”  –Ephesians 5:31-32 Dear God, As you know, of course, Saturday was wedding day. Days have passed but… Continue reading This Mystery is Profound

Jesus · Things I've Learned · Travel

Finding Hope in Haiti

“Hey, want to go to Haiti with me in February?” read my favorite text of Fall 2016. The subtle hints I’d been dropping to my friend Katie had finally paid off (I want to go! Pleasepleasepleaseplease. Take me next!!) Katie is one of THOSE people. The kind you meet for the first time and within… Continue reading Finding Hope in Haiti

Books · Friends · Jesus

Dear Ann, (A Letter to my Spiritual Mentor)

(I’ve been mentored by Ann Voskamp for the past four years. We’ve never met, yet through the power of the written word and the internet’s magic, I sit on a regular basis at the feet of this humble and wise soul. She gifted the world with another book and I have a story I can’t… Continue reading Dear Ann, (A Letter to my Spiritual Mentor)