• Worship,  Worship Stories

    Worship Stories: No Other Name

    I thought about documenting a few of my experiences in worship – I know we all are blessed to have them, but worship is such a huge part of our daily routine (with Paul being a worship leader) that I find myself wanting to write down my stories to share them with others. Worship is what kept me in church when I first came back in 2007. I was in a bad place: totally desperate and completely doubtful. Desperate and doubtful is a bad place to be. But when I walked through the doors at my church and watched (yes, watched) people sing… not out of a hymnal… but on fire and…

  • Marriage,  Married Life,  Paul

    Get Lost

    This weekend, Paul and I got out and drove. It wasn’t intentional, until it was. We were planning on just running out to get coffee, maybe stop by the Farmer’s Market… but then we found ourselves one kid down (Porter spent the morning with Grammy and Opa), so we packed up our sleeping 4 month old into the truck and just drove. We drove past the Farmer’s Market (which was SO PACKED. That’s what happens when it’s a sunny Saturday in Washington… everyone decides to get out and be active, ha), we stopped quickly by the post office and then Starbucks, and then we just kept driving. We went down…