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Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Problem with the Hurried Life

It’s a day of last-minute gift buying, no shame line-cutting, and absolute madness. I mean it’s the day before theView full post »

Mourning My Losses: The Last Christmas

We contacted our travel agent this week to book our one-way flight to SE Asia. One-way flight. What. Is. Happening. WeView full post »

Jesus is Offensive

This is not a post about Phil Robertson. But can I just say, Give the guy a break? And A&E, too, for that matter.View full post »

Don’t Be Like Me {Do What YOU Do}

Once I was a summer camp counselor. Each night, I gathered young, impressionable ladies into my cabin for a devotionalView full post »

Don’t Judge Me Because I Sin Differently Than You {A Mountain We All Need to Climb}

I just returned from a week in Colorado. Why in the world it’s taken me 26 years to make it there I’ll never know. IView full post »

What I Want My Daughter To Know About Body Image

I flew into Colorado last night, a little tired from wrestling with an active six month old. My early Christmas presentView full post »

Mary, Did You {REALLY} Know?

It’s 1 AM. I shouldn’t be awake. I shouldn’t be thinking. And I definitely shouldn’t be writing about anythingView full post »

The Adoption Process {Just the Basics}

I will say it again. I have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support since Gavin and I announced theView full post »

Home is Wherever I’m with You {My First Adoption Breakdown}

I wouldn’t say that I’m the whitest white person I’ve ever known. I guess I could always wear more ruffle-bottomView full post »