Good Listening

I know I’m so late to this party, but in the past 18 months I have discovered just how wonderful podcasts are. They feel like the grown-up version of my childhood obsession with audio books.  I find it harder to fit audio books into my life these days, because an audio book is something I … More Good Listening

Bleak Midwinter

I gotta admit, I totally love the look Minnesota gets midwinter. Midwinter when it’s been a minute since we’ve gotten a blanket of fresh snow. Brownish-black trees with bare limbs reaching to the sky; a crunchy sheet of snow covering the ground, grey, and white, and taupe; overcast skies with biting-cold wind. It’s like a … More Bleak Midwinter


Moments from 2017 I want to remember. Disclaimer just for myself: This is not an exhaustive list. Starting the first minutes of the year, curled up on the floor with Pancake, stupidly wearing matching outfits and laughing at life in general. The heart-wrenching pain of saying goodbye to Mum and Blade at the security gate, … More 2017

You Came

“Oh Holy Night, the stars are brightly shining. It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining, Till He appeared, and the soul felt its worth! A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices! Yonder breaks a new and glorious morn.” The King to a Babe. … More You Came

Dream Come True

As a child, my heart had this deep ache. I was in love with Jesus and knew that “Jesus loves me. . .” but my heart was aching for more. I looked at my church and my experience with Jesus and I knew this couldn’t be all there was. I couldn’t explain it or define … More Dream Come True

Back In

He’s pulled me back in. Drawn my shoulders into His chest, Weight I didn’t realize I carried slides off my back as I snuggle in. The scent of Him fills my breath.   I couldn’t explain the science of it, but His presence flowing in through my lungs cleanses my being. Each breath sweet. Each … More Back In