Let Light Shine in Winter

When the sun is allowed to shine through the living room window in our home, it reveals every dusty surface. And at the right angle, it only takes a little light to glare right into my eyes and make everything familiar in our house uncomfortable to look at. One of the reasons we chose our … Continue reading Let Light Shine in Winter

What Self-Care Sounds like Lately

Andrew Peterson's music and books have been a family favorite for years. My 8 year old son  Asher, who first heard Andrew Peterson sing at a Behold the Lamb of God show just weeks before he was born, would tell you that his favorite author and musician is Andrew Peterson. Following in his father's footsteps, … Continue reading What Self-Care Sounds like Lately

1 month home with Everly

On our flight to South Korea for our first trip to meet Everly, I wrote a piece about the capacity of our hearts for She Loves Magazine. Our new normal has my heart, mind and body stretched wide beyond what feels like capacity once again.  Daily, I have to remind myself that an immeasurable God … Continue reading 1 month home with Everly

How Much Can A Heart Really Hold?

I remember the first time I read it. I was in college and at a friend’s house. She and some other friends and I went to get something out of her room and covering the walnut brown door a poster said this: “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” … Continue reading How Much Can A Heart Really Hold?

Meeting E

Almost two weeks ago, we met our little girl face-to-face for the first time. I have been struggling to put to words all of the emotions I have about our time. Our week in Seoul was abundant with remarkable and sundry gifts. We arrived in the evening on a Saturday. It was cold, and as we weaved … Continue reading Meeting E