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who are you resembling?

With each passing birthday, I see my mother’s face increasingly looking back at me in the mirror. The resemblance is something in the eyes, I think. As a young girl, I would sit on the edge of the tub and watch her get ready for work or a date night and think what a princessContinue reading “who are you resembling?”

the simplicity of observation

Sitting on the cold garden bench I noticed the hint of green on the brown tapestry of soil. I got closer and saw one of the carrott seeds from the previous season had decided to press through the soil now, six months late. I smiled at the thought of late bloomers. Poor little guy wouldContinue reading “the simplicity of observation”

redeeming the experiences

Reaching into my pocket after another walk on the beach with my dog this afternoon, I am met with the feel of the rough shells and the bit of sand that collected in the corner of the pocket. My heart overflows into a smile on my face, having enjoyed the experience with my dog andContinue reading “redeeming the experiences”

five biblical practices to replenish your weary soul

In 2019, our family of four moved two hours away from our hometown—leaving friends, family, and familiarity behind. During this transition, we also celebrated the graduation of our firstborn from high school.Later in the year, my daddy was diagnosed with terminal cancer and went to be with Jesus three short months later. The pain, theContinue reading “five biblical practices to replenish your weary soul”

tending tuesday: tethered to the word

Welcome to Tending Tuesday! This week I want to introduce you to Amber Thiessen. She lives on the Canadian prairies, serving alongside her pastor husband, raising three kiddos and working as a nurse in the ER. After serving in Africa as church planters, she has a big heart for missions and those serving overseas. SheContinue reading “tending tuesday: tethered to the word”


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