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
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
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
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?
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