Category Archives: Personal


Bahamas Week

  Today is our first full day in the Bahamas. We arrived yesterday at the smallest airport I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen some small ones. It was bonkers. We basically landed in the forest. […]


Path Prayers

In the spirit of Sabbath, I’ve started a routine of sitting outside every morning for a few minutes on the little stone path that runs alongside our house. I don’t really have any specific intentions […]



Carlisle and I are currently going through a Bible study on Sabbath at our church. We’re reading Walter Brueggeman’s “Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now”. I figured the two of us […]


What I Learned: April

In April, I learned that there’s an app called RunPee that tells you the best time to go to the bathroom during a movie. It also gives you a summary of what is happening that […]


What I Learned: March

In March, Carlisle and I did a week-long staycation, and I learned that I get so many steps on my Apple watch when I’m not working. I was a busy little bee! I learned my […]



  Routines mean a lot to me. As a recovering type A perfectionist,  I am at risk for drowning in my own expectations on a daily basis. Today I wanted to share some of my routines that […]


Spring Break

Last week Carlisle and I had a staycation for spring break. I wasn’t so sure about the idea when he suggested it. I thought we should use the week to travel if I was going […]


What I Learned: February

  In February, I learned that having a habit chart on the fridge is great motivation for me. I learned that it’s not a good idea to drink coffee after 3. That one wasn’t fun. […]



This weekend Carlisle had a conference in Houston and I tagged along, never wanting to miss out on a free night at a fancy hotel. Saturday morning I explored the area around our hotel while […]


Share Life

I listened a sermon yesterday during which the pastor said, “God isn’t going to tell us one day, ‘Well believed.’ He’s going to say, ‘Well done.’” That blew my socks off. I wonder if we’re […]