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drink in beauty

waking the dead

Because I love this book (re-reading it for the fourth time) and because I know what beauty does for my heart, a favorite quote: We need to drink in beauty wherever we can get it - in music, in nature, in art, in a great meal shared. These are all gifts to us from God's generous heart. Friends, … read more

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practical gratitude

Last weekend, Will and I had the opportunity to teach together at church. Things always get rowdy when we teach together and this message was no exception. Let's just say there was a mention of heart attack pain, emergency room visits and Brussels sprouts. It all worked out in the end, of course. … read more

emily bridal session kate stafford

a beautiful life

My dining room is a sort of shrine to Emily's wedding. Four large, framed photos stand like soldiers on my table reminding me she is a new bride. Do you remember I said I wouldn't talk about it until I was ready? Well, it's been nearly a month and I'm still weirdly emotional. One of my dear … read more

prayers for your new husband

dear daughters: 5 things to pray for your new husband

dear daughters … is a series where I talk to my girls about stuff. I want to invite you to talk about stuff too. Here you are about to get married. Just days away. Your dad and I are so excited ~ and enormously relieved. He answered our prayers when he brought this guy your way. You two love … read more

dear daughters engagement session

dear daughters (on your engagement)

dear daughters … is a series where I talk to my girls about stuff. I want to invite you to talk about stuff too. It's kind of inconceivable but your wedding is just around the corner. I want to tell you that I'm exceedingly happy for you. Your dad and I prayed all your life for this man. Though we … read more

dear daughters the goal of marriage susie davis

dear daughters: the goal of marriage

dear daughters … is a series where I talk to my girls about stuff. I’d like to invite you to talk about stuff too. Today, the goal of marriage. dear daughters, When your dad and I met in high school and started dating, I knew I was in love. And then years later when he proposed, I knew I wanted … read more