Contemplation, Family Life, Spiritual Life

Emotions

Some thoughts inspired by this fantastic episode from the Journeywomen Podcast. This Episode is so so good. I had no clue how positive and important emotions are until I was 18, severely depressed, and suicidal because I felt guilty for every emotion I felt. I felt like my “neediness” was a terrible thing and no… Continue reading Emotions

Contemplation, Health, Spiritual Life

The Wholeness of Humility

Humility is a keyword for any person striving to live the Christian life. Over and over in scripture we're taught to learn humility. I'm writing today to offer a reflection I've been mulling over for the last couple of days on the way we understand the concept of humility. I believe that the humility God… Continue reading The Wholeness of Humility

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Health

Vegan Mashed Potatoes and Garlic Zucchini

Some days I invest in a big new recipe that takes time and preparation and is one main dish. Other days all I have is 20 minutes and a few random ingredients. This is all such a fun adventure in this Vegan life because I'm experiencing and experimenting with new ideas and new flavors, and… Continue reading Vegan Mashed Potatoes and Garlic Zucchini

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Health

Asian-style Squash Stir Fry

Stir fry has been one of my favorite meal adventures lately. Pretty much anything tastes good in stir fry! A recent favorite I came up with one night was after David and I decided to become vegan and all I had in the fridge was some yellow squash, zucchini squash, and an eggplant. So I… Continue reading Asian-style Squash Stir Fry

Contemplation, Family Life, Goals and Achievements

Discovering a New Normal

It's about time. I feel as though I've been in limbo for the past 10 months before Aurora was born. 10 months before her birthday, in October of 2017, my husband and I had a normal routine in our lovely apartment and life was predictable. Then we decided to move, and at the same time… Continue reading Discovering a New Normal