Do it Scared

If you’re breathing, you have probably felt the weight of stifling fear before. Nelson Mandela communicates bravery well when he said, “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela […]

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Prayers from the Porch

One of my very favorite parts of the day is when I sit on the porch swing with Shepherd. Typically it is in the morning, the air is crisp, and our boy is snuggled tight in a flannel blanket or tucked into my fleece robe. We swing,  he “sings,” and as I look out over the hills […]

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On Bucket Lists and High Light Reels

Before sweaters and pumpkins and flannel, I thought that I would take some time to recap some of my very favorite summer memories. For the same reason I keep a written journal, I love to look back at photos to remember what a blessing each season is in it’s own unique way. Sometimes I prefer […]

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Lofty Things

One of my goals this summer was to get our loft “catch all” space converted to a functional home office. I currently work part time from home and my surroundings very much influence my mood and probably even my productivity. I also wanted a place that was set apart from the rest of the house to […]

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Sincerely, Evelyn

In a world full of Pinterest perfect photos and unreal expectations about the nature of home, I thought I would share the image of the home that I believe God is pleased with. For a while I have struggled to find the right words to describe my sentiment on our home and what I believe God […]

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Re-examine Your Normal

I recently had the privilege of watching my not so little brother play what was his last tournament of baseball. While I have always had an appreciation for the sport, I have never been a radical fan. We won’t go into details… but my husband had to explain to me what “hit by a pitch” meant. […]

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