Vegan Rosemary Challah with Maple Glaze //

“I’d rather be in the mountains thinking of God than in the church thinking of the mountains.” — John Muir I have come to find that there are so many forms of worship, mediation, and the idea of “church.” After many years of being inundated with Christian culture, this year I swapped out what used [...]

Beauty in the Threshold

While in NYC last fall, I couldn't seem to stop myself from taking a picture every single time I passed a church. They were all so uniquely beautiful...each door filled with detail...every threshold just waiting to tell stories of the lives that have come through. It happened instantly for me, this strange, impromptu church door [...]

The Secrets Music Tells

"Music expresses that which cannot be said, on which it is impossible to be silent." -Victor Hugo The rich and robust sound made when the bow first touched the strings of the cello this morning filled Redeemer church. Interesting, how a sound coming from one single person, one single instrument, actually silenced the pews filled [...]

My Ordinary Life.

This past Sunday, my husband and I attended a new church just down the street from our home. The pastor gave a great sermon on "radical living", and it got me thinking: Am I content and joyful with the life God has trusted me to subdue? Our culture is always seeking something new, something bigger, [...]

How would you live if every moment was narrated?

Sundays are such a wonderful day that I cherish. Mine consisted of a morning Starbucks date with my fiance filled with soul-filling, deep conversation, then a great time at our church service, and then we wandered around a market we love in Downtown LA. As we wandered around this fun market, scoping out what we'd want [...]

Famine of Friendship

Yesterday, my blog post talked a bit about how frustrating it was to spend the majority of my life without close girlfriends or kindred spirits. I spent a lot of time feeling very alone, and wondering if this isolation would ever change. Luckily, my fiance loves me and would watch romantic comedies with me, but [...]