Childlike Faith

This morning I woke up before the sun to get to my Adoration hour. My goal is to spend more time in silence with the Lord, but for a moment or two while I was getting ready, I thought . . . or am I going to be spending time snoring with the Lord .…

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The Incredible Shrinking Erin

I have alluded on my instagram to my participation in Weight Watchers over the last few weeks. I haven’t shared about it here on the blog because the story of a physical journey is so different than my usual content that centers around a spiritual one. But something that I’ve learned in these last two…

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Asking the wrong questions

I knew when I was five that I wanted to be a writer. So I read as much as I could; I started writing short stories; I asked for a typewriter for Christmas (and got one–thanks Mom and Dad!); I studied creative writing for 4 years and professional writing for 2; and now I am…

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Burn the Ships

This is a story about a prayer God didn’t answer. Spoiler alert: there’s no twist where I realize the answer was there all along. Or that God had something better in store. (I mean, He does, but I don’t know what it is yet so the story isn’t over.) After my most recent breakup, I…

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Martha, Martha, Martha.

I just finished another freelance piece of writing. I finally wound down in time to tend to my own blog, and the second my fingers hit the keyboard to type this, my Fitbit alarm sounded “time to start winding down for bed.” Which is honestly a pretty perfect introduction to this post. A few months…

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Simple Chore Schedule

In honor of spring finally rearing its beautiful head, I decided it was an opportune moment to share another post about my favorite past-time: cleaning! A lot of the questions I get revolve not around how best to clean something, but how often it needs to be done. I have the privilege of being an…

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