“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine… Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life.” Isaiah 43:1, 4 ESV God, the Creator and Sustainer of the universe, loves … More Grace

How To {Easily} Sell Your Unwanted Clothing

There’s something about becoming a mom that has really magnified how much STUFF I’ve accumulated over the years.  And I’ve purged.  And purged some more.  And I still find that I have TOO much.  Especially in the clothing department.  Most of last winter was spent in maternity clothing and then for the last 10 months, … More How To {Easily} Sell Your Unwanted Clothing


It’s not trite, this waking to wonder, giving thanks for all this. Thanks isn’t shallow Pollyanna-ism.  Didn’t Chesterton suggest that? “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” And I wonder if this is why thanks is the highest form of thought–because this is … More Pollyanna-ism