You guys. One year ago today (right as I’m typing this to you), we were talking to Sarah’s birth mom on the phone for the first time. Besides saying yes to following Jesus, it was the most life-changing conversation I’ve ever had. We hope to see her and talk to her again someday. Till then,…

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Last year I set only two goals: pray and read the Bible. I intentionally focused on essentials, knowing I wouldn’t be able to grow more than I already had on my plate. 2016 was a year of major transition, sleepless nights, and very little margin as we tried to figure out how to be a…

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Feeling unmotivated or overwhelmed in this second week of the year? This post is just for you! I’m finding so much freedom in breaking lots of “rules” this week, growing slow, and taking January to test the waters with my goals. Who made up the rule that we have to make perfect progress on our goals right…

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Something unexpected happened. I’ve been sharing with Ari about the flood of emails, heartfelt stories shared, and requests for us to restock, since we sold out of PowerSheets last Tuesday morning. Friends have asked if I have felt regret for not ordering more for this first part of the year, and that’s an easy answer: not once.…

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We’re about to get some snow here in North Carolina, but my winter garden is ready for it. These pansies and violas are hardier than you think! After seeing how hardy pansies and violas are around here (colorful blooms often popping through the snow), I decided to do something fun for the winter—a whole garden…

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