a prayer from the heart

All my kids have ever known is a life of traveling around the globe, learning to make "home" in a land where you're considered a foreigner. They go to school where their accent is visibly different. Sometimes they hand out plates of food to kids who love the touch of their cool skin and soft hair ....more

snowy's celebration

Last week we celebrated our dog's first birthday. I know. It's totally ridiculous ....more

celebrate

"Celebrate good times. Come on!" Those may be the lyrics to a catchy song, but they certainly ring true. We serve a God that is for us, who wants good things for us ....more

hello, 2015

Happy 2015, friends! I've been silent in these parts for quite a while. Over 3 months to be exact! ...more

in the studio :: life's a beach

Welcome to In The Studio, a place to show off your studio and meet some great artists! Sooooo, it's been two weeks since I posted anything on this blog. I apologize for standing you all up last week ....more

in the studio :: 10 year old photos

Welcome to In The Studio, a place to show off your studio and meet some great artists! Since we just celebrated a birthday around here, that meant some fresh ten year old photos were in order! This girl cracks me up ....more

anniversary getaways

This year, on our anniversary, we hosted a visiting team for good conversation, cookies, coffee, and tea. It wasn't a romantic getaway, but it was fine. That's not stopping us from celebrating 15 years of our wedded love ....more

trusting God

Circumstances may be different, but the emotion of fear is universal. All children experience it...from kids I met in Uganda a couple of years ago to my own kids. I'm sharing over at Tommy Nelson about trusting God in the midst of scary circumstances ....more

in the studio :: a birthday fiesta

Welcome to In The Studio, a place to show off your studio and meet some great artists! It's party central around these parts! This party actually took place over a month ago ....more

in the studio :: 80's party

Welcome to In The Studio, a place to show off your studio and meet some great artists! I'm going to start out with a confession to make on this fine Friday. I am terribly independent ....more