Seasons // Seed to Sequoia.

This post has taken many forms over the past few weeks, both mentally and physically.  It has been written, deleted, restarted, renamed, deleted again.  This has been an emotionally draining and stressful time for my husband and I, and gave us a really interesting perspective for Christmas.  There are still a lot of emotions sitting…Read more Seasons // Seed to Sequoia.

Writing Prompt 10: Set

Prompt: The word  set has over 440 different uses in the English language.  Challenge yourself to fill this space using set in as many ways as possible. In the beating sun and sweaty silence, the announcer's electronic screech, "game, set, match!" began the next wave of the game. "Chile, where'd ya set them bags? They has the food…Read more Writing Prompt 10: Set

Writing Prompt 9: Music

Prompt 9: Someone* one said, "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."  Try it anyway. (*There is more than one apocryphal story of where this quote came from.) I like music that is incredibly complex ... have I mentioned I don't like pop music?  I think there is a huge difference between being a…Read more Writing Prompt 9: Music

Wedding Planning Tips and Tricks (Pt. 2)

So I've been married just about 3 months now -- woo! However, as my husband and I got engaged and were planning our wedding, we realized a "snow ball" effect started. We got engaged in August, another couple from my church got engaged in October, a second couple from church got engaged in December, a…Read more Wedding Planning Tips and Tricks (Pt. 2)

Writing Prompt 7: Funniest/strangest thing

Prompt 7: Think over the past week.  What was the funniest or strangest thing you witnessed? This week has actually been rather bleak and stressful for me, and the fact that Christmas is ticking ever closer has been making my anxiety and stress build like wild.  That being said, I spend a morning in a…Read more Writing Prompt 7: Funniest/strangest thing

Letters to the Church (Chapter 3)

Chapter 3: The Order God gave us His "order" for the Church. He told us precisely what He wanted through His commandments in the Bible. In our arrogance, we created something we think works better. (pg. 45) In the spirit of Cain, we bring an offering we think He should accept rather than what He actually asked for.…Read more Letters to the Church (Chapter 3)