Rockville Diaries



All of the Lights

Exodus 13:21-22: By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel by day or night. Neither the pillar of cloud by day nor the pillar of fire by night left its place in front of the people. 

I find this image incredibly comforting.  Continue reading “All of the Lights”

Rockville: A Post About Thankfulness

One of the surest remedies against discouragement is thankfulness.

So, I’m going to climb out of the past six months’ busyness and sleep deprivation to reflect on a theme of joy that’s been playing in the background: thanksgiving for Rockville, a place I resisted. Continue reading “Rockville: A Post About Thankfulness”

I Was a Camp Counselor. This Should Be Easy.

We do two Thanksgiving meals: one around noon with Bryce’s family, and one around 5:00 with my family. This year–for the first time ever–I did not eat dessert at either of them. Why? Because I now have two children, and I don’t know what I’m doing. I felt rushed, a little hot, and distracted. Continue reading “I Was a Camp Counselor. This Should Be Easy.”

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