Five Ways to Adventure Through Advent

Christmas is coming. I don’t want to alarm you, but there are only 100 days until the day is upon us. Surely that fact has made your brain twist and turn with all the things that need to be done before Christmas morning. There are presents to buy! There are decorations to dig out! There… Continue reading Five Ways to Adventure Through Advent

Marriage Isn’t Completion

I remember the Monday after James and I got engaged. I was walking out of the dining hall at college and someone declared, “you finally found someone! You must be so relieved to find your other half!” I remember stopping for a moment, then responding in a much too graceless tone, “I was complete before… Continue reading Marriage Isn’t Completion

Wailing to Dancing, the Son has Risen

“Can he do that even now, though?” I asked, lifting my head to look at The James a little better. We had just read a Psalm together and it spoke of God having turned wailing into dancing and it seemed to be like the Psalmist was in a world of the past and we only… Continue reading Wailing to Dancing, the Son has Risen

On The Eve of Discounted Chocolate

Tomorrow, friends, there will be discounted chocolate in the stores. It’s an exciting day for us all, isn’t it? The anticipation of discount chocolate that’s emblazoned with cheesy slogans or wrapped in red aluminum foil is killing me! But with the discount tomorrow comes the spectacle that is today, and the spectacle that is Valentine’s… Continue reading On The Eve of Discounted Chocolate

A Post-Wedding Post For Those Curious

Surprisingly, getting married a few weeks after finishing a degree hasn’t made it onto the list of mistakes I’ve made. There were a few moments where it inched towards a bad idea but it never really made it there. The paragraphs following are about how The James & I did the whole wedding thing. There’s… Continue reading A Post-Wedding Post For Those Curious