for your weekend

May your weekend be filled with fluffy white clouds, young friendship, joy overflowing. May your work be blessed, your rest be full, and your imagination be set free to dream the impossible. And do take some sweet time to consider the mystery which is Christ in you,...

a word about comfort zones

After spending several days (weeks maybe?) outside of my comfort zone in preparing to shoot this wedding, coming back to the words is all warm blankets and potato soup. As I prepare to leave next weekend—picking out a bag to pack, heading off to Target (again),...

confessions of a poverty virgin

The day after my husband’s 32nd birthday, we watched New Orleans drown on TV. If it weren’t for the constant news coverage, we could have avoided knowing about the extent of the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina all together. I cried a lot during those weeks...

when saying you’re sorry is a bad idea

Have you ever met someone who apologizes for everything? At first it is endearing and you think, Oh, look how thoughtful she is being of me! She is sorry she was late. But then you look at your phone and realize she is five minutes early. And she’s apologizing...