Wedding Guilt

A couple weeks ago I sent a heartfelt e-mail to our wedding officiant, Noah. There was something weighing heavy on my heart in regards to our wedding ceremony and I really needed some Pastoral counsel....more

Easter Sunday Blessings

I apologize in advance because this post has enormous potential to be a little lengthy. But there's a lot to be grateful for on this Easter Sunday! ...more

Common ground for all food lovers

I am a self-proclaimed vegetarian…ish. I believe in supporting local farms and denouncing industrial farming…most of the time. I will always choose organic over conventional…unless I have some killer coupons. Everything about my diet screams moderation and convenience....more

What I'm Learning About Love

Despite the oh-so-serious state of things in the engagement of Chuck & Kaity, the truth is, we really haven't been together that long. We've been dating a little over a year and we've just begun living together. Like, real living together. Not  "We're living in his hometown so he spends the days at his parents' house and the nights in my apartment"....more

I Don't Want a Wedding!

Is it possible to throw a wedding that isn't...superficial?! That's what I'm trying to find out. As everyone knows I spent four months in Uganda. Not a jaw-dropping, earth-shattering, impressive amount of time. But enough for me to gain a sense of the plight of the world's poor in stark contrast to my own vast wealth and affluence. So in planning my wedding and looking at bridal gowns that cost the equivalent of my host Papa's yearly salary-I'm really struggling....more