Washed by the Water

A poem of mourning written the day we were supposed to leave for our honeymoon to Kauai High sky descends to low ground, Leafs frolic as rains pound, Lofty trees submerged in Gray. World bereft of rhythm, Reveals internal schism, My faith begins to sway. Our perfect plans of sunshine fail, Water floods this dismal vale, Not supposed to…

5 Lessons from Our First Year of Marriage (and photoshoot!)

Jimmy and I have completed one trip around the Sun as one flesh. We have been squeezed, shaken, stretched, stirred, comforted, challenged, and confounded. We have learned most prevalently that marriage is a journey, not a destination. We realized that a healthy marriage is normal but not common, and is something to be rejoiced in and shared….

Her Vows

The Divine orchestrated a magnificent day before our very eyes on August 6, 2016 at our Covenant Celebration at Lapham Peak State Park. Though we will never know all the implications of that day, we do not dare keep His work a secret. This is the first in a series of reflections, memoirs, and proclamations from this day. These musings…