42 Days!

“Marriage. The roots are deep. The covenant is solid. The love is sweet. Life is hard. And God is good.” -John Piper

The Mystery of God’s Complete Rule and Man’s Real Choices

The Belgic Confession Article 13: The Doctrine of God’s Providence “We believe that this good God, after he created all things, did not abandon them to chance or fortune but leads and governs them according to his holy will, in such a way that nothing happens in this world without his orderly arrangement. Yet God … More The Mystery of God’s Complete Rule and Man’s Real Choices

Whatever Our Souls are Made of, His and Mine are the Same

Apologies for my bloggers’ neglect. As the title of this post suggests, there has been lots of love in my life recently- I’m engaged to my dearest love! Praise God for His sweet gifts! Ransom and I are now swiftly moving towards marriage. In honor of the excitement and joy of it all, and in preparation … More Whatever Our Souls are Made of, His and Mine are the Same

A Poem for Advent

Mary’s Song Blue homespun and the bend of my breast keep warm this small hot naked star fallen to my arms. (Rest … you who have had so far to come.) Now nearness satisfies the body of God sweetly. Quiet he lies whose vigor hurled a universe. He sleeps whose eyelids have not closed before. … More A Poem for Advent

Goal

The leader of a Christian ministry recently said his goal is to be “confessionally rigorous and relationally generous.” The more I thought about it, the more I loved it. So I’ve decided to unashamedly steal it and make that my own personal goal. Isn’t that what Jesus was like while he lived on this earth? He was immovable in regards to … More Goal

God Only Knows

I can’t help falling for collaborations like these…I mean Lorde and Jamie Cullum together? Plus the fantastical elements make it fun. Enjoy, beloveds, on this Monday!

Nightmare-Be-Gone

My boyfriend is, no doubt, a keeper. For one, he finds videos like this and sends them to me. Watch this for a smile and an “awwwwww.” P.S. There are countless other reasons why I think I’ll keep him too. 😉  

The Bad Stuff

The truth that God uses ALL things for his good purposes (especially the seemingly bad stuff) enchants me. In Paul David Tripp’s mini booklet “Marriage: Whose Dream?” he challenges married couples on their view of blessings/trials, though this goes for all people, as everyone experiences both in the present age: “[In 1 Peter 1:5-9] Peter’s telling us … More The Bad Stuff