Everyday Faith

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We spent six days in northern Michigan lake country with no Internet, cell or data connection. No suffocating sense of competition or comparison either. Gets a girl thinking real hard […]

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Two weeks after I graduated from college, I moved to Orlando, Florida. I knew three people who lived there and I set off on the adventure with only the items […]

Ordinary Miracle of Bleeding Hearts

I was out front, watering the garden that runs along the white picket fence, when I heard my son Noah yell. “Quick, Mommy! Quick! Come here! Hurry!” His voice was urgent, […]

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We sat on the lush green lawn next to the sprawling manor and let the sun warm us. July in Kenya is cold. The Mercy House babies toddled and giggled […]

Staff Picks {Sally Haukas}

Hi there! I’m delighted to be with you all today, bringing you a bit of my faves from the store. Though I currently live in Chicago, I’m a farm-raised Arkansan […]

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I gathered the kids into my room and we all flopped on the big bed together. It’s our common chat place, the big cozy bed. I needed to let them […]

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There are no make-up artists, hair stylists, or fashion consultants taking up residence in my home. Thanks to a newly-red faux hawk and a budget that loves a Target clearance […]

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My tea is hot, steaming in the cup set on an old apple crate beside my armchair. Soft piano music drifts out of my sons room, where he’s cozy asleep […]