Love

Holy Ground to Our Story

I obeyed because I knew He was giving me the chance to not only walk out of my prison of shame that had caused wounds to myself and to her, but also to obliterate the whole effing thing so that it wouldn’t be a place I would run to in our friendship ever again.

Holy Ground to Our Story

The Load

I don’t want to ignore what the loneliness is trying to tell me because the broken places in me need to be dealt with, but I also don’t want the loneliness to overshadow every day in this season.

The Load

It's Okay to Rest

I’ve been thinking a lot about the necessity of seasons and the role dormancy and death plays in life. In order for life to spring forth, something has to be buried or planted or laid down.

It's Okay to Rest

Owning Our Stories

it seems at every chapter start and turn of the page, we are given a new opportunity to own OUR story, to build on our God-given identity, to resist comparison.

Owning Our Stories

Following Up

This could be the moment where my life radically changes...Everything will change if I have breast cancer. The tears began to well up and I just decided, screw it. Let them all out.

Following Up

The Tree First

I would allow myself to slowly seep in this idea of self-absorption, but over time, the untended segments of my soul yielded what was cultivated; self-centeredness.

The Tree First

Invitation to Priority

I heard God whisper to me a very simple request, “You need to make Erin your priority.”... I had quite a few replies, many of which were really just defensive questions.

Invitation to Priority

Desire (for the Long Haul)

I think I’ve discovered something in these last ten years...these are the things that helped me live fully and revive my desire.

Desire (for the Long Haul)

brave

i often feel very over-stimulated in parenthood ... it’s loud and really messy and i really like things to look pretty and keep looking pretty

brave

Light at the End of the Tunnel

As the light at the end of the tunnel starts to get brighter, I am reminded that it's not just about where we end up but about the journey it takes to get there. 

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Three Stockings

Expecting another little one to head our way, we kept waiting…and waiting. And no pregnancy followed.

Three Stockings

A Story of Voice

I am far too marvelous and complex a creature for that sweet man to fix…and that’s why our Lord is so amazing. Because we aren’t too much for the Lord to handle!

A Story of Voice

New Operating System

He invites us to upgrade our operating system – handing over our previous way of seeing, thinking, and responding for upgrades!

New Operating System

Encounter At a Yogurt Shop

God holds nothing back in the ways He comes after us. We run. He chases us. We agree with the lies the enemy spits at us? He sends His people to speak Truth over us.

Encounter At a Yogurt Shop