Tag Archives: God

Flowers for Good Friday

Sometimes I just stand at the window and look across the back alley at this tree. It’s perfect really, every branch like a bouquet of fluffy pink flowers. The tree grows behind an abandoned, or at least very run-down, house. … Continue reading

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This human thing.

You guys. This week, life got the best of me. It isn’t that anything majorly bad went wrong, other than two speeding tickets ( I know, I know) and the mail situation in our building being so bad that they … Continue reading

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My husband is not my soul mate.

It might seem odd that on this, our one-year anniversary, I am beginning a post with the declaration that my husband is not my soul mate. But he isn’t. I wouldn’t want to imagine life without James. I enjoy being … Continue reading

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I’m glad we don’t have kids yet.

This is one of those weeks where I’m glad we don’t have kids yet. It’s not because it gives us the freedom to go out for dinner late at night, or to take off to New York for the weekend, … Continue reading

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“For God to be a man, he must despair.”

Today is Good Friday, where we remember that God not only became flesh, but death. **************** “The night on Golgotha is so important in the history of man only because, in its shadow, the divinity abandoned its traditional privileges and … Continue reading

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This too, takes Almighty grace.

Anyone else need to hear these words today? I read them couple weeks ago in My Utmost for His Highest and I haven’t stopped mulling them over. They are along the same lines of what I shared about drudgery a couple … Continue reading

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Drudgery

The past couple days have been full of deeply tedious and fruitless tasks. By that I mostly mean sitting on the phone for three hours  (this is not an exaggeration) with Verizon desperately trying to get our Internet fixed. Yes, … Continue reading

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We weren’t made to starve in fig trees.

Remember how I’m a commitaphobe? Well this semester has been especially painful for my indecisive self because this is the last semester of my MA which means… picking a thesis topic. Even though I selected the extra class/ shorter thesis … Continue reading

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The lies we tell about marriage.

Sometimes James and I feel overwhelmed that we have been married a WHOLE SIX MONTHS (almost) because it feels like just yesterday and I still have a couple thank you notes left to write. How long do I get to … Continue reading

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For unto us a child is born

Merry Christmas from the Wegmanns! These cute little cards marched out from DC last week.  As I was designing them, James looked over my shoulder and this was his response: “Wait… so did we make those little signs and take … Continue reading

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