things i love:

being beside my husband in our car and him reaching across to stroke my arm tenderly. 2. the scent of LUSH’s Brightside bubble bar. 3. anticipating post(snail-mail to my american friends!) 4.  the tree beside the radio station near our house, that always lets me know i’m home. 5.  how the sound of the Gilmore […]

darkness will scatter.

I wake up with the bridge of a song that includes those lyrics dancing its way through my heart one morning. Darkness? In the most glorious season of my life? To a loved one with lesser insight it may indeed appear that this season must be glorious. Without question, it is. It is also the most difficult. She […]

this is my brave surrender.

“Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” -Terry Pratchett These windows are different. When it rains here I can see the droplets, so small and perfectly formed. This is not home. This rain is so unlike the storms i am used to. This steady rain will always come if […]

there’s so much grace.

I sat on our veranda. I ripped away a scar. No, you can’t remove scars. That is His work. It was a scab. Only a scab that I succeeded in the removal of. It bled. Again. I wasn’t ready to heal. He alone holds my times. How many times have I forgotten? Months later, my […]

it’s time to begin again.

Thank You, Abba for my new anthem for 2017: ”Speak, even if your voice is trembling please, you have been quiet for so long. Believe, it’ll be worth the risk you are taking You’re afraid but you can hear adventure calling There’s a rush of adrenaline to your bones What you make of this moment […]

2016

i want to remember: Him speaking to my heart: ”do not look back, for history has not shaped you, I have.” sitting on our sitting room floor with my worship team family finally all around me. the most beautiful version of *my* song(”Break Every Chain”) being played that night. how my husband and my brothers […]