Original Blessing: An Interview with Danielle Shroyer

There are some books that seem to pinpoint something I’ve been trying to say but just couldn’t articulate the words. It’s like the author was able to scratch an unreachable itch through her words. In a lot of ways, Danielle Shroyer’s powerful look at sin and its origins has been that for me. When I first […]

When Life Gets in the Way

I entered Advent with a bit of a swagger this year. We’ve done this before! We’re figuring out a routine and rhythm that work for our family! I don’t want to use the word “expert,” but “confident” definitely encompassed my attitude as we approached that first Sunday in December. You probably know where this is […]

The Red Couch: 2018 Book Selections

Tis the season for posts reminiscing about 2017, rating best books of the year, and looking toward the new year. In the land of the Red Couch, this year has been one filled with changes. In March, I was honored to step into the role of editor for this incredible community. You all have stretched […]

Glory Happening: An Interview with Kaitlin Curtice

I don’t know about you, but as soon as the calendar turns to November, I start thinking about holidays and Advent and all of the wild and sweet moments that make up this season. During these months, I find myself turning to slower books from authors like Madeleine L’Engle and Jan Richardson—authors who help me […]

I Long for the New Earth

“I’ve been painting since I was young,” my five-year-old recently told a friend. My friend and I laughed about Bea’s tendency to frame her life experiences as though she were an old woman, looking back over the years. She loves phrases like, back in the day and remember when to tell stories of her half-decade […]