Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Grace Card || Marissa Dodgen

Grace. We hear it all the time: Amazing Grace, #grace, grace & coffee, give them grace, etc. But what is grace? Grace is getting what we don’t deserve, not in a spoiled way, but in an “I love you so deeply, here’s what you didn’t earn with works, actions, or words” kind of way. For us, the ultimate example […]

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If You Know You Should, But Just Don’t Wanna || Jessica Bolyard

Sometimes there are things we know we should do, so we do them. Eating falls into this category (normally), as do any of the routine rituals of personal hygiene (hopefully). Neglecting those things have immediate and obvious consequences. (There’s a reason the word “hangry” no longer triggers the spell-check on my phone. It’s a thing. […]

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Depleted || Marissa Dodgen

Parenthood is in total contrast to the way I am wired. I need alone time: They are always around. I like control, order, & quiet: They are 3 & 5, there is nothing controlled, in order, or quiet about them. I like people to be respectful & kind: well, again, 3 & 5. You don’t […]

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Loved Like A Doll || Keisha Hill

When I was a little girl, I adored baby dolls. At one point I had twenty-seven “babies”. They each had their own bed lovingly crafted out of shoe boxes. Grandma gave me scraps of fabric for their pillows and blankets. Of course babies who were so well cared for had individual names…mine were all named […]

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FAQ: How Is The Writing Thing Going? || Marissa Dodgen

If you haven’t already noticed, we believe strongly that each of us are called by Jesus, equipped for that call, & deeply treasured as a Child of the Most High God. It’s a theme you will see a lot this year because we, as believers & doers of the Word, deal with these things daily. […]

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