Choosing Your Hard

As a small gift to my husband, I recently left him to leisure at home for a few hours while I took my one year old on a road trip to a sort-of-nearby historic farmstead that has been converted into one of Denver’s botanical garden sites. We couldn’t bear to stay as long as I…

To Be Content Is To Surrender

As you might know if you’ve been keeping up with us for at least a few months now, I have a contentment problem. It’s the cause of my overspending, my fluctuating between laziness and hyper-diligence, my people pleasing, and so on. I tend to make choices in a “grass is greener over there” mentality. God…

Giving Thanks In All Things

One thing I’m grateful for during this week of Thanksgiving is the opportunity to visit in-laws and friends in Colorado (which is providing plenty of time for extra blog writing!). There is only so much you can do in Northern Virginia to deviate from its culture of busyness and ambition, especially when there are only…