Ponder Anew: A Sermon for Christmas Day

A Sermon for Christmas Day Readings available here | Watch the recording here  But Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her heart.  Ever since I was a kid, if anything exciting or life-affirming or unbelievably good happened to me, I kid you not, I would say to myself, “But Leah treasured all … Continue reading Ponder Anew: A Sermon for Christmas Day

if only in my dreams

I didn't make it home for Christmas this year, but I came pretty close. We spent Christmas day at a family friend's childhood home in tiny Woodstock, Virginia. It was a proper country Christmas. We fed the hens, chased the guineafowl (that was mostly me), ate pot roast with mashed potatoes, and opened gifts by … Continue reading if only in my dreams


I haven't really talked about the day to day here lately and that's really what this blog is all about. Here's an update on the past couple of weeks: I rediscovered my computer's Recycle Bin after accidentally deleting it two+ years ago. It feels good to know those 3,761 items are gone for good. A … Continue reading lately.

Christmas list

  Things I'd love to get for Christmas: American Apparel California Fleece Cape Turquoise Magnesite Necklace by Boutique Minimaliste Preludes, Airs and Yodels by Penguin Cafe Orchestra Golden Ponies Chloe Triple Strap Flats Canning Jar necklace by Yellow Owl Workshop A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 lens (click … Continue reading Christmas list