The Temptation to Become a Design Blogger

Recently I was asked on a podcast episode whether it was taxing to be sharing so openly. Did I grow weary of it?

My answer? Yes.

There are times when I want to be quiet and anonymous and small, wearied of the disclosure. There are times when I think, why can’t I be a design blogger and post pictures of my home and garden? (Not to say that’s not vulnerable, because it is. And every type of blogger has their own issues and stress. The grass is not greener on the lawn of the design blogger, to…

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When we protect perpetrators, we pervert the gospel


Prayer appreciated again. Heart is heavy. And yet I refuse to capitulate. I will shout it: sexual abuse is soul-killing and the church has for far too long kept it hushed, re-victimizing victims and protecting perpetrators under the guise of cheap grace, while simultaneously chucking grace when it comes to the victims whose lives will […]

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God sends us to hard places


I’ve often quoted Genesis 50:20 when I talk about being healed from the past. “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive as they are today.” The gist? Joseph, who was sold into slavery by his brothers, is […]

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