what I’ve been reading: The Sea Keeper’s Daughters

I’m on a Lisa Wingate kick right now. Although I felt the stress of the main character as she struggles to save her restaurant, I couldn’t help but be drawn into her life and be quickly invested. I loved the connection to a generation past, as letters are found that uncover stories that had been…

5 things for 5 years: pleas for help

We just celebrated our anniversary this July. I can hardly believe it’s been five years; five full years that feel overflowing with the hard and good, grace and suffering, joy and grief, dreams buried and dreams come true. Five years feels significant in a way I wanted to celebrate and reflect on. I love lists,…

what I’ve been reading.

Some of my favorite things reflect the season we’re in. Right now, I feel a little obsessed with tomatoes and sunflowers and basil. But some favorites seem to stay pretty constant, like coffee and chocolate coconut muffins and always, books. Here’s what I’ve been reading lately. Forgiving our Fathers and Mothers When I saw this…

with or without words.

We got back from our trip two weeks ago today. Our trip was full of time with family and good food, but even such it has been an adjustment to be home again after so many days away. Reestablishing our rhythm with my children has looked more like conflict and boundaries than I’d have ever…