Trip Recap | Denver, CO to Johnstown, PA to Norfolk, VA

At the end of July and the first week of August we, my husband and I, set out on a multi-destination adventure. What sounded great in theory months ago ended up being exhausting and fun in practice. While we could have done things differently, when everything backed up to one another in a particular way, [...]

Caring for Creation our Christian Responsibility

God didn't create this Earth & us, people, to watch us destroy Her creation and each other. God didn't call us to 'dominion' over the earth to ruin it, to suck the very life out of it, to cause climate change, or kill the most vulnerable through our greed and selfishness.  We are failing this [...]

Wear it Wednesday | Faith, Fashion, and Creation Care

Creation Care ought be innate to being Christian, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. Choosing to care for the earth and living being mindful is seen as hippie and defiantly not mainstream. Over the years, I’ve found small ways to be more mindful, minimize waste, and reduce our energy consumption. Being mindful begins [...]

Mindfulness | Speaking to Ourselves

If you loved the movie Bambi as much as I did when I was little, then you'll recognize this, "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all." Thumper's momma knew what was up, speaking negatively hurts those around us. But speaking negatively to ourselves only hurts us. While I may have taken [...]

Lent 2020

While not all Christian traditions do much to celebrate the season of Lent, our church does. I very much look forward to Lent each year with the same anticipation as I do for Advent. With so much happening already in 2020, I'm looking forward to some time to refocus this Lent. What is Lent? Lent [...]

Book Review | Made For This by Jennie Allen

Disclosure: I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing through the links on my blog I receive a small compensation at no additional cost to you. For Lent this year, I’ve been working through Jennie Allen’s Made for This 40 [...]