Photo Credit: Stevie Crecelius

Everyone Forgets to Look Back

This past December, my boyfriend and I went to see the Christmas lights at the botanical gardens in Denver. It’s one of my favorite things to do at the holidays. There’s something about twinkling lights and cinnamon roasted nuts and breaths turned to white puffs in the air. It was one of the last Saturdays before Christmas though, and we… Read more →

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Tap Tap Tap

Oh! Hello there! I’m not sure exactly how nearly a month has passed since my last post. Well, that’s not really true. Between Christmas and a shiny new relationship and New Years and work and a birthday, there hasn’t been a lot of extra time. I can get really stressed out during seasons like this. Times when I feel like things… Read more →

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Life and Light

This past Friday started quietly. Soft pajamas. A mug of tea. A visit with a friend. My television stayed off. My phone remained in the other room. So at first I missed the news of the shooting that happened 15 minutes from my house. The 5-hour ordeal that left the community shaken and three families grieving and shattered. That was… Read more →

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Here is the world…

  One of my favorite authors is Frederic Buechner. I still remember when I read his work for the first time. I was fresh out of college, living in Nashville. I was battered by grief and felt needy and frightened and terribly alone. God felt as distant as He ever had. Every Sunday I sat in a church pew and… Read more →