• Recipes

    Christmas Eve Sourdough Waffles

    I know what you’re probably thinking, “Kelsey, Christmas was last week!” Yes, yes it was. As we approached Christmas and the New Year, Daniel and I talked about which traditions we want to start or continue from our upbringings. One I hope succeeds is Sourdough Waffles on Christmas Eve. Isn’t it true that if you do something twice, it becomes a tradition? So I guess it’s okay to say we’re starting a tradition that will become a tradition next year. We’ll see. For now, I’ll make these throughout the year and try to remember to keep the tradition alive next Christmas. In the meantime, if you do make this, please…

  • Faith

    Waiting Well

    The arrival of Christmas marks the end of the Advent season: the season which reminds the Christian that just as people waited for the Messiah to appear, we are still waiting for our Messiah to return. Waiting isn’t easy. When results don’t happen in a timely manner, exposed self-righteousness results in toddler-tantrums declaring life isn’t fair. But to simply complain or “stick it out” during the waiting misses the point. Waiting provides an uncomfortable space to contemplate the true reason for the waiting. My story of infertility isn’t only a story of waiting for a child to come. God is using the experience to shape me into what He desires.…