crisis · life is messy · my mom · Satisfaction Through Christ

Why I Have Hymns on My Phone

Today I am over at Satisfaction Through Christ, writing about the importance of hymns. I believe that the music we sing informs our theology in a very important way, and I am forever grateful that the church I grew up in took that seriously. When a significant crisis hit my life a year ago, those… Continue reading Why I Have Hymns on My Phone

About Us · church · faith · family · life is messy · sadness

Having No Spiritual Heritage

My husband and I do not come from strong faith backgrounds. What I mean by that is this: there are not generations of Christians standing behind us in our families. We do not have a lineage of believers – a string of saints that have gone before us to pave a path for us. Our… Continue reading Having No Spiritual Heritage

classical conversations · life is messy · prayer · real life friends

Lord, teach me…

Last Thursday morning, my alarm went off super early. It was in the form of our dog wanting to go outsideĀ at 4amĀ for no other reason than to get a treat when she came back in. This came after our son stayed up late, and was followed by the kitten wanting to play leapfrog from our… Continue reading Lord, teach me…

adoptive parenting · birth mother · classical conversations · human trafficking · life is messy · racism · transracial adoption

Mommy? What is slavery?

Last Thursday was our first day back to our Classical Conversations Community after winter break. It was a crazy day, and it ended with a visit to a friend we hadn’t seen in a while, homemade pizza, and the Little Man and I both crashing by 8:30. Part of CC is learning a timeline of… Continue reading Mommy? What is slavery?