authentic stories · on marriage

The Scandal Of Grace {Broken Together}

I don’t know how many hours I laid in the dark alone that night, but it felt like an eternity. I awoke to a soft whisper that said, “Come down with me, let’s go to bed and get some rest.” He had come back home to me after a few hours with a trusted friend.… Continue reading The Scandal Of Grace {Broken Together}

authentic stories · on marriage

The Scandal Of Grace {Running & Hiding}

Read Part 1 {The Affair} here I must have sat there in our driveway that night for a good half hour before mustering up enough courage to move my body out of the car and up the walkway that would lead to our living room where I knew my husband would be waiting up for… Continue reading The Scandal Of Grace {Running & Hiding}

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things that glitter and syrian refugees

This morning I sat in church in my shiny gold pants, coffee cup in hand, completely unprepared for my heart to be wrecked, as I was reminded of the situation over in Syria, and of the church’s call to respond. At the end, the last song had been sung, the music had ended, everyone was… Continue reading things that glitter and syrian refugees

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the day i learned the truth about super-heroes

When I was a little girl and old enough to love anyone, my dad became my first love and my hero. I was his princess and I knew it. At the moment I was old enough to love him back, I handed him that big ole daddy super hero cape to fit into for life.… Continue reading the day i learned the truth about super-heroes