December 2011 Archives


big news for 2012

For the last 3 years and 3 months I have been pregnant, nursing, or BOTH. I continue to be impressed by what God created my body to be capable of doing, but I also admit that I haven’t taken as good of care of my body through these long seasons of child bearing as I… Read more »


faith like a child

“Turn down!” “Turn down what, buddy?” I reach for the radio volume, assuming that he was not digging the Talk of the Nation program on NPR as much as I was. “Da light. Turn down.” We have several fading light switches in our house, including in the boys’ room, so the idea of fading the… Read more »


that is not what working out looks like

There are photographs out there floating around the interwebs that are referred to as “fitspiration” or “fitspo”. They are pictures of fit, well toned women in athletic apparel seemingly in the throws of a hardcore workout. Their purpose is to inspire the viewer to work like the woman in the picture is “working” so that you can… Read more »