Useful through Imperfections
June 28th, 2021
Every week when I bring groceries home I face the reality of the fruit that was wasted the week before. I always have good intentions with what I buy, but between bottles, diaper changes, and managing...
Called to Community
June 1st, 2021
There are always those seasons of life that leave you feeling exhausted. You feel as though there is no way you can pray that prayer or carry that load or sing that worship song one more time. When th...
Dear First-Year Coach's Wife
May 16th, 2021
These words were journaled, days after reaching a breaking point in our first year of coaching. They were the words I felt like I needed to hear from a friend sitting right beside me, over a cold cup ...
The Cup of Suffering
April 25th, 2021
A few days ago I came across a quote, “I will drink every drop of my cup of suffering so I don’t miss one thing God wants to teach me”. So often I don’t feel like even taking a sip from that cup or I’...
The Heart of the Game
April 8th, 2021
Danny and I met at Biola University in California, when I was a freshman and he was a junior. He was a baseball player there, and I played volleyball, and he says that from the moment he saw me on cam...
The Ambivalence of Oxi-Clean
March 14th, 2021
Wes had a double header tonight and called sometime after 10 to let me know he was finishing up. And to also remind me he was headed to Walmart to get some Oxi Clean. I’d be lying if I said this erran...
It's So Much More Than Just a Game
February 21st, 2021
My husband and I met when we were in college. We were in the same education program and went through all the stages- classmate small talk, cracking jokes, purposely picking seats near one another, unt...
Wait. Wilderness. Things Above.
January 18th, 2021
Last year, there was one prayer that I wrote continuously in the pages of my journal “Keep us humble, Lord”. Nothing big was happening in our lives. My husbands team wasn’t achieving great success, th...
The Blessing of Wrestling with God
January 10th, 2021
Life doesn’t always make sense. We won’t understand many things this side of heaven, so we have to ask: Is it ok to question God? Is it ok to doubt, and to wrestle with Him over circumstances and situ...
December 28th, 2020
One thing is for sure, most of us typically know what our year consists of. Some of the specifics are predictable. New Years resolutions, a start back to school, resuming athletic practices/workouts. ...
God With Us
December 7th, 2020
This past season we did “The Power to Change” video study series in our coaches’ wives small groups. In this study, Matt Chandler presented a concept that stood out to me- that the whole Bible can be ...
Fighting the Infertility Battle in Season
November 22nd, 2020
Somewhere along the sands of time we were made to believe that trying to have a baby is something you keep on the down-low. It’s like, if you are trying to conceive, you tell no one! Maybe it’s becaus...