The Boonies

There are more than 500 miles between my childhood home and where my navigation app is leading me now. It’s getting dark, and the dusky sky makes the low rolling hills of dry weeds, run-down houses, and nothingness seem almost beautiful.

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Messy Hospitality

My husband, Garrison, and I had been homeowners for about two days when we had our first guest at our table. And by table, I mean our coffee table. It was more of a picnic on our living room carpet with Del Taco as our main course.  

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Surrendering to the Good Master

The little horse-loving girl inside me sighed with content as I settled into a worn, leather saddle for the first time in years.

My legs wrapped around the horse underneath me and I tried to gently squeeze her forward, but she threw her head in the air, biting at the bit with her yellowed ivories.

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Dear Feeler

I’m going to be completely honest: I’m not really sure how to write a letter to you about my tendency to relate to people first on a rational level over an emotional one the way you do.

 

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Dear Thinker

Did you know I (hesitantly) loooooveeee you? Well it seems like we rarely are on the same page. And it kind of hurts me every time I try to open up to you. But I mean, you’re great...

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Beautifully Bold

My life verse is Acts 20:24. I want to soak every syllable, I want to bathe in the selflessness of it, to drink up the love for Jesus that drips from that statement. What I’ve come to love more about this scripture is the verses leading to it.

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