Facing Our Limits

Facing Our Limits

The real life revolution is all about being real, being authentic, being honest about who we are and where we are in life in ways that not only prevent us from living a double life, but help others live more authentically too. It is living into the good, the bad, and...
#RealLifeRevolution

#RealLifeRevolution

Grant and I were having dinner last summer with some friends who had recently given up social media. They are both very photogenic, attractive, funny people and had begun to find their identity caught up in their Instagram images. It started out as fun, but they...
Eating Our Share

Eating Our Share

Yesterday afternoon, before dinner was ready, my husband asked if I could bring him a snack while he watched our daughter. He received a handful of salt and vinegar chips, some tortilla chip dust from the bottom of the bag, a single slice of dried mango, and a half...
On Dandelions…

On Dandelions…

a reflection… My husband decided that since today is beautiful outside, but not too hot, he is going to cut the grass. Though I would normally be thrilled by this, I was not! You see, our grass is barely grass; it is mostly a tiny field of luscious dandelions, and I...
Be Content With Who You Are

Be Content With Who You Are

Read: 1 Timothy 6:1-10 In Desiderata of Love, Max Ehrmann writes, “Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.” In this poem, he speaks of quiet contentment. This is not to say never change jobs or...
Living Richly: God’s Extravagant Love

Living Richly: God’s Extravagant Love

I had a friend a number of years ago that told a story about a backpacking trip that he took in university. It was a friend from camp, who generally did outlandish things and therefore had a plethora of absurd stories, but this one really captured me. I have been...