34 Days of Favorites: Books

If you read this blog somewhat regularly, I’m sure you’ve figured out by now that I love books. I really, really love books. I used to love fiction books, but have given up that obsession, because obsessions are exhausting. I can’t stop reading fiction. I get really into a good book, and before you know […]

Why We Hang Pictures

Because Ben is amazing, we have a new photo gallery up at our house. Hmm, that makes it sound like he was the one busily arranging frames and choosing pictures….His amazingness was actually shown in the fact that he humored me for three hours of intense measuring, marking, leveling and hanging up pictures, which is […]

Write a Good Story

If I have a hope, it’s that God sat over the dark nothing and wrote you and me, specifically, into the story and put us in with the sunset and the rainstorm as though to say, Enjoy your place in my story. The beauty of it means you matter, and you can create within it […]

Making a Scene

I read something yesterday that I really liked: When we look back on our lives, what we will remember are the crazy things we did, the times we worked harder to make a day stand out. (p. 208-209, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years) A good movie has memorable scenes, and so does a good life. […]