How to Make the Most of Easter in Quarantine

How to Make the Most of Easter in Quarantine

Social Distancing has changed much about our daily routines over the last several weeks. I hope that you have found some beauty in a simplified lifestyle and are starting to see a rhythm in this new, temporary normal. However, this has disrupted many celebrations...
Keeping Panic at Bay

Keeping Panic at Bay

A few years ago, I competed in a triathlon, which is quite a feat for someone who doesn’t like getting her face wet. I knew if I could just stay afloat during the quarter-mile swim, I could do well with the biking and running segments. After all, I knew how to...
A New Perspective on Body Image

A New Perspective on Body Image

Like any teenage girl, I struggled with my body image. I didn’t like my legs, nose, chin, etc. I counted fat grams (yes, fat grams. It was the 90s—that was the thing) and exercised to Tamilee Webb videos (you betcha. Abs of Steel on good ol’ VHS). However,...
When the Evening Comes

When the Evening Comes

We sang it again at church today—“Bless the Lord, oh my soul, oh, my soul, worship His holy name. Sing like never before, oh, my soul. Worship His holy name.”  Some songs make it so easy to worship. “10,000 Reasons” by Matt Redman has me at hello…er… I mean...
Dealing with Anger in Relationships

Dealing with Anger in Relationships

It was red! After discussing what color to stain the desk for our newly renovated living room, my husband had gone with red. Not only did red seem a little past its time, but I had decorated the rest of the room in navy and grey with pops of teal. I’m no Joanna...