Laugh at Me

I'm a mother of seven, and with my whole heart, I will unfalteringly be a mother to more if I get the chance. I will love and pastor my church with all that's within me. I will dream with God about a farm that makes space for everyone, and with my family, we will build that brick-by-brick. I don't know what good things God has been whispering to you, but I believe in them with all of me.

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8 Seeds for Spring

One of the best ways to build expectancy in Spring is to plant seeds! We love starting seeds indoors, and have done so for years. You don't need fancy tables or equipment. It really does do the heart good to watch new life pressing up from the soil. I wanted to share with you eight of my go-to seeds for starting in spring.

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Not Mom

These moments: the ones where the very breath you're breathing vanishes and the whole world becomes as small as you and the snow you're watching fall outside window. The times when you can see all of yourself and feel the ripples of your thousand stories in one heart beat, knowing there's a boy beside you who trusts your strength and needs you to be bigger than your name. 

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After the Waiting Time

For nearly four months I've watched the slender, sky-stretching trees from our windows and I've felt the hush they offer. While nearly every part of me has wanted to get back to this thing of writing, I have accepted their invitations: Just look simply - what do you see? 

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