In the spirit of Father’s Day, this is what I want to say about dads: they’re not dumb. And I get a little protective and mad when we joke about that. When we perpetuate …Read More →
When I speak at a college, no matter the topic they give me, I start the same way: Thank you for having me. You are significant with or without a significant other.
I say it every …Read More →
Lately I’ve been speaking quite often on the topics of calling and passion, specifically as those topics relate to marriage and parenting and family—what it looks like to build space into a marriage and a …Read More →
Happy, happy, happy Mother’s Day! My very talented brother-in-law Eric made this short film to honor moms and all the women who nurture and influence and shape us. Isn’t it beautiful?
It’s been a full-to-bursting weekend …Read More →
If I have learned anything at all this year, it’s that marriages never get better on accident, and they never get better on leftovers.
I chatted with a new friend in Nashville last week. She …Read More →
It was such a treat to read all your sweet moments–your stories inspired me to keep being present and loving in my own life–thank you!
Here are the 5 winners and their comments:
And her comment:
“My …Read More →
First up: Goldbug Studio‘s More Love/Less …Read More →
So I asked Twitter & Facebook friends for a blog topic that was non-boring, and the very first response was VULNERABILITY.
Done. Everyone, it seems, is talking about vulnerability right now, which is fantastic. I credit …Read More →
So Bread & Wine came out a year ago this week. In some ways it feels like a million years ago, and also sort of yesterday-ish.
I’m not great at …Read More →
You know I believe friendship is God’s greatest evidence of himself here on earth. You know I believe everyone needs a home team: a go-to, show-up, middle of the night, come-in-without-knocking tribe …Read More →
When I was three, we lived so close we could walk to the church my parents started. When the first building was being built, we’d walk over every evening to watch the construction. We had …Read More →
Three years ago I got an email from a woman named Lynn. She wanted to adapt Cold Tangerines into a play. I felt all the things you would feel, I think, if someone …Read More →
SO happy to share some beautiful Lindsay Letters treats with 3 lucky readers!
The Dinner’s At Six striped canvas winner: MARY QUILLIN
“I love my husband. I have been pierced by that truth again. During …Read More →
Happy-freezing-cold-but-sunny Tuesday! Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day!Read More →
For the last couple months, Aaron’s been dreaming and praying and having eighty-seven coffees a week. We’ve been gathering …Read More →
I used to be spontaneous and silly, warm and whimsical. I used to dance in the kitchen and eat cake for breakfast with my kids. And then for a while things got …Read More →
I know, I know. It’s January 16th. We’re well into a brand spanking new 2014, but I’m still catching up. Nothing about the end of December and the beginning of January went according to plan–although …Read More →
Merry Merry Merry Christmas from our family to yours!
This year was a feast: full to bursting with moments and experiences and conversations that I’ll keep in my heart …Read More →
This year I left my heart in Long Beach and Austin and New York City. I left little bits of it in Dallas and Kansas City. Pieces in Seattle and …Read More →
This is a repost, because it’s that time again. The phrase I’m keeping with me through this season: PRESENT OVER PERFECT.
Here we are, Christmastime. T-15 days until the big day, and if …Read More →
First, when you have a few minutes, please read through the comments–they’re amazing! So many stories of how people have experienced God’s presence and the places that have become holy ground along the way. Wow. …Read More →
Time for another giveaway, and I’m especially excited about this one: today we’re giving away 5 copies of the entire New Liturgy collection, and giving you 25% off anything in the Read More →
The winner of a set of Our Common Mugs is Ruth!
…and this is her comment:
“I would definitely, without a doubt, give mine to my BFF, Bernadine. She and I have been best friends since the age …Read More →
Thank you, thank you, thank you for all your comments about my last post, and for sharing it. It’s a topic I’m so passionate about, obviously, and it’s such an honor to talk about …Read More →
On Friday I was a part of a Q event on Women & Calling in New York City.
There are so many moments I’m still thinking about from that day–rich & lovely things I learned …Read More →