This is NOT ‘Gospel’

I’ve been thinking a lot about perspective lately, about the ways in which we perceive the world around us and the ways in which we are perceived. We live in a culture that is obsessed with putting their “best” foot forward; we are inundated with phrases like “Fake it till you make it!” and Instagram…

Draw Near

What would happen if we chose to help wash those dishes instead of feeling “entitled” to our usual after-dinner date with our phones or televisions? What would it look like to put down our book or our project for 5 extra minutes and really listen to the person at the other end of the couch.

The Endless Pursuit of Empty Glory

The question comes down to where our hearts are; what do our actions, in times of busy and times of rest, say about who (or what) rules our lives?

On Surrender

“Your obsession is no longer staying alive, your obsession is getting closer to the one you encountered in the place of devotion, so you’re able to look at what you were not willing to confront before and the moment I can identify it as an impediment to my #1 desire, I have no issue then…

This One’s For You, Mama

As I sit down to write this, the warm smell of my mom’s banana bread is wafting through my apartment. I chose to make it out of necessity (that one overripe banana staring at me from the counter) but I can’t ignore how fitting it is to have that very recipe baking in the background…

2017, Where Will You Take Me?

Well…Hello 2017! Even now, a week into it, I would be lying if I said I felt ready for this New Year. This feeling I have at the beginning of this year is similar to the feeling I have when I wake up too early, and accidentally knock my glasses off the side table; that awkward, half-blind, half-sleeping…

Merry Christmas

So I couldn’t quite wait for January to share this with you all! Something I have always done on past blogs, and want to continue doing here is to share with you the things I come across that I love so much I can’t help but pass it along. It could be a song, a…

Welcome

Hey friends, My name is Kristi and I would like to welcome you to my new blog. I have always had a passion for writing and sharing words with people and have been blogging on and off for years. However it has been a while since I’ve put pen to paper and finger to keyboard to…