Where have you been?

If you are reading this blog post, there is a good chance you have noticed (or are now realizing) that I have gone on a rather protracted hiatus from writing on this blog. You may well be asking, “Where have you been?”, a question I have been posing to myself a lot over the pastContinue reading “Where have you been?”

A poem (or hymn) from the evening

I made myself a little corner of quiet the other night and wrote a little poem, or hymn, depending upon how you look at it. I hope that it gives you a moment of comfort, consolation, and peace. My Lord has written His sweet nameUpon my feeble heart;His promise every day the same:Never from meContinue reading “A poem (or hymn) from the evening”

A Normal Person’s Guide to Living Sustainably

Over the past year or so, Jonathan and I have slowly integrated more sustainable choices into our day-to-day life. By that, I mean we’ve tried to use stuff that has no or substantially less plastic packaging with simpler, “cleaner” ingredients, we’ve simplified our routines, and we’ve sought to support smaller, responsible businesses. We have aContinue reading “A Normal Person’s Guide to Living Sustainably”

God has made His greatest gifts the commonest.

This has been a weird month. About a month ago, I had an ovarian cyst rupture. It caught me completely off guard—I was driving to the library when, suddenly, my whole lower abdomen was seized in indescribable pain. For almost three weeks afterward, I continued to just feel off, whether it was more painful spasmsContinue reading “God has made His greatest gifts the commonest.”

I’m still glad I made that chicken pot pie: a fable

Last night, I achieved quite the feat: I may have created the best chicken pot pie of all time. Or so my husband tells me. We were recently given a huge crate of free vegetables, so I decided I’d try my hand at making a chicken pot pie entirely from scratch to use some ofContinue reading “I’m still glad I made that chicken pot pie: a fable”