Tag Archives: deep(er)

on packing boxes & building a good life

David and I have been talking about moving since before we got married. At first the mere idea made me feel like kicking and screaming. I have incredible job opportunities here, (some of) my family is here, our friends are here, … Continue reading

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3 things I learned in our first year of marriage

David and I celebrated our first anniversary over the course of multiple days, with a walk on a bridge, chocolate croissants, pizza, a cupcake with one candle in it, and a really fancy dinner. We like to celebrate a lot … Continue reading

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on tattoos, books, and commitment

The other day David got his wedding ring tattooed on his finger, mostly because he kept losing it. A couple of days before his tattoo appointment we were sitting at dinner, talking about him getting it. And I told him, … Continue reading

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on plans, reality, and things I didn’t expect

I was talking to a friend about dating the other day. And I told her that, while David and I were dating, I had spent so much time overthinking the things that would be trouble in our marriage, if we … Continue reading

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on being good, thankfulness, & ugly tears

This is my thankful tree. It came down today as we started setting up for Christmas, before I even got a chance to write on it. So I’ve been thinking about what I’m thankful for, thinking of what I would have … Continue reading

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on guilt & faith & feeling far off

I’ve felt spiritually vacant for awhile now. Or spiritually tired is a better way to say it, perhaps. I’ll sit, listening to friends have deep talks about how God is providing for them and all the ways they see him … Continue reading

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on racism, skittles & listening

I have an interesting set of facebook friends. I like to think they’re pretty diverse. study abroad friends from costa rica, peruvian friends from my time there, white friends, black friends, liberal friends, conservative friends, gay friends, straight friends… people … Continue reading

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