Tomorrow’s adventure…

In May, after a crazy couple of years, Dan was hired for the 2017-2018 school year to work at Thomas Gregg Elementary on the near east side of Indianapolis. This school, formerly IPS school 15, has now become an innovation school. Dan is not the only new staff member there, and we are excited about…

{Mr&Mrs}

We’re off friends! On a new adventure. We are just shy of being married for 2 months. We’re learning what it means to love deeply, forgive freely, and to move in the eb and flow of uncertainty. That’s life, isn’t it? It’s been a hard couple of months. Months filled with some serious love, joy,…

…Because of March 16, 2013!

“Even The Winter” What if we find ourselves beneath the snow, our warmest words all frozen in our throats and all we feel is left out in the cold, you and I?What if the days grow short and lose their light? What if the coals burn black and the embers die? and we can’t find…

back again.

Hello blogging friends. I’m back, and taking just a few of the moments this evening at home in Indy to blog while I have internet access. My heart is rather content to pour out some words here, sitting on the blue couch with tan trim next to my Dearest Daniel while my sister and mom…

In 7 months they’ll call me Mrs. Ng

Yep! That’s right. 7 Months from today, on March 16, 2013, I’ll be getting a new last name. Dan + Kate = the future Mr. and Mrs. Ng. wow. The sheer overwhelming nature of all of this, the story I wanted to write down in its completed form, and the planning-mode I’ve been in have…

of thunder and sun

Here I share with you a song from Josh Garrels that I ran to the other day (pretending you are a maiden faith-warrior on the treadmill is much more fun than running without music. Just saying). “Rise” by Josh Garrels “In surrender and despair Before I’m dead, I’ll take the last climb Up the mountain,…

9 months, and sojourners on the way

A kingdom that cannot be shaken: this is what we have been given. As I listened to Josh Garells play his indie-folk music at Redeemer Presbyterian church Downtown, I heard truth, a strain of thought he commented upon between two of the songs. He was speaking of being out in the desert. He said that…

fresh air

It’s been a pretty raw time since graduation. ‘Raw” is a good word. While “raw” can be bad, it can also be good. “Raw” grace is grace without any fuss or insincerity. It is simply beauty. A breath of fresh air. Fresh air. That’s what my soul needs…needs a good drought of. air. You know…

when you take heart

“Take heart” These words I heard yesterday as I walked up steps, and away from embrace. He said them as I went to do the good thing that I had in front of me. The good things were waiting. Was my heart there to take hold of them? After seven months of grace in this…

thoughts from a restless bird

When it comes down to it I love this time. We take walks in the evening, and sit on concrete steps. I like sitting and listening. Love hearing your thoughts, as we ride in the car, and watch the road stretch out in front. I pray this: That our love, His love in us will…

In which I confess that I’ve failed my lenten fast…

Yes, I got up early for a while, but then I failed because of many reasons (I can come up with excuses pretty easily I’ve found). But dreading writing (rather, procrastinating it) because of my failure, needs to stop. NOW. Therefore, I write. First, my mom finished cancer treatment since the battle began back in…

lovely

I had a wonderful Valentines Day.  I got a call from my Mom wishing me a Happy Valentines Day (so sweet). I got to work and found, on my desk, a wonderful handmade Valentines Day card from Dearest. (smiles.smiles.smiles!) We got to hang out later that evening after he got done with practice, and I…