Devoted Dreamers Podcast

Devoted Dreamers Podcast

What does it look like to follow your God-given dreams in a world that tends to crush us? What does it mean to live like Jesus instead of just talking about it? How do those of us who are white respond to the deep pain of our brothers and sisters of color? Are we...

Jesus, Marriage, and the Meaning of True Love

Jesus, Marriage, and the Meaning of True Love

After a quarter century of marriage, I think I’m finally learning what it means to love. For the first half of my marriage, I was better at loving theoretically than practically. It was not uncommon for me to be everything that 1 Corinthians 13 says love is...

Redeeming Ruth: A Review for Englewood Review of Books

Redeeming Ruth: A Review for Englewood Review of Books

Every few years I read a book that challenges me to the core and makes me question my integrity as a follower of Jesus. Redeeming Ruth is one such book. My most familiar confession is: God forgive me for not fully trusting you and for hoarding my time. Because this is...

Ninety-Five Meals and the Meaning of Friendship

Ninety-Five Meals and the Meaning of Friendship

Most of my rituals are practiced in solitude: morning prayer, daily exercise, flossing. My two communal rituals involve food: our family’s evening dinner and the ninety-five meals I’ve shared with the same three women over the past twenty-two years. While I’m hopeful...

I spend my days taking photos or speaking and writing on the following topics: leadership, marriage and family, reconciliation, and how following Jesus is meant to influence everything. You can follow me on Twitter, FB, or by subscribing to my newsletter and/or blog. In my free time, I love kayaking with my husband, concocting gluten free desserts, and reading.

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