Sitting at my desk with a slew of emails to respond to, send and delete, I came across one concerning an issue I thought had already been resolved. This long, drawn out process had left me tired and there was nothing I had to say in the moment apart from spitting out a curt email. … Continue reading Take Fifteen
When I started this essay Rebecca and I were accepting the fact that our first pregnancy may end in a miscarriage. By the time it was completed, we had received word that we were no longer pregnant with our first child. Two weeks prior, on a Friday, we were meeting with Rebecca’s doctor and were … Continue reading Stop telling me it is “All in God’s Plan.”
The season of Lent is not to be confused as a season of perfection, and it is easy to get frustrated when there is a failure to stick to the plan. You might have purchase something you did not intend to, turned on the app you swore you wouldn't, or eaten something you aimed to … Continue reading Falling short isn’t falling off.
My coffee is hand grounded fresh every time I drink it at home. This might not be the most efficient way to grind coffee, but the practice has become a helpful experience to the start of my day for a few reasons. It keep my mornings from being rushed: Every morning I wake up between … Continue reading Why I Hand Grind My Coffee
Recommended starting with Lent: More Than Fasting Consider Adding Something during your 40 days of letting go. The primary focus of Lent is often subtraction, but I believe that we can have an even more meaningful experience by adding practices or habits to help shape us and reflect during the period. Have you decided to give anything … Continue reading 40 Days of Addition