I recently came across a book by Pastor Jim Putnam called Hope for the Prodigal. I think it could be an encouraging read for those who have a “prodigal” living at home or who has moved away. Putnam asks the question, “What does an ideal home, one that is hard to leave but easy to […]
For Everything There Is a Season
There is nothing better than summer in the Northwest. As I peer over my laptop out the window at the bluest skies you’ve ever seen and the hills the greenest green, I am so grateful for this place we call home. The long, warm days invite us outside to enjoy our beautiful little corner of […]
Help a Sister Out!
You know this moment: life transition. You don’t know where anything is. Can’t find a rhythm to save your life. You go to bed at crazy hours. Workout, what’s that? Oh—you want to ask about my soul? Seriously, did I eat recently? I can’t remember. I hope you had a tribe of people to get […]
The One Time Jesus Was Angry
Our imagination is sometimes crippled when it comes to reckoning with the emotions of Jesus. One of the incredible things we believe is not just that Jesus is fully God, but that he is fully man, with all of the range of emotions and experiences that being a human being involves. Tears, laughter, frustration, and […]