Day 24–Platitudes

*Special thanks to my friend Emily Baker for writing today's post and also for writing inspiring music.* I write songs sometimes.  Usually they take a long time to germinate, but this one came quickly over the course of a low-lit afternoon in my old, airy living room in Mississippi.   love’s a gentle wind that... Continue Reading →

Day 17–Restoration

*Today's post as part of our "28 days of love" project is written by one of my best friends and my true soul sister. I'm thankful for her beautiful heart and willingness to share something very personal with all of us. Thank you, Amie!* This afternoon, my husband and I were finishing up an overnight... Continue Reading →

Day 15–Loving what I do

*Thanks to my sister Sarah Crowder for writing today's post about how the love of her life has supported her in her journey to do what she loves for a living. Check out her photography business home page and her Facebook page, too.* I am grateful for every single day. When he tells me all... Continue Reading →

Day 14–Love that lasts

*Big thanks to my friend Judy Woolf, who has lived a love story in front of me and set a great example of what real love is, in good times and bad. Love you, Judy, and you too, George. Happy anniversary to one of the most amazing couples I know.* This story of love and... Continue Reading →

Day 13–Earth angels

*Big thank you to Amber Hood, my fabulous friend and world changer, not to mention earth angel, for writing today's post. Please check out the non-profit organization she works for and writes about in today's post, Our House.* There was one Valentine’s Day when a  handsome boy I loved in college sat on the air... Continue Reading →

Day 11–Five thankful people

*Special thanks to Mary Agrusa for writing today's post for our "28 days of love" project. Be sure to check out her blog as well.*   Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 107:1 Five categories of people who should give thanks to God are listed in Psalm... Continue Reading →

Day 2: Loving him day by day

*Special thanks to my friend Erin Jennings for sharing her thoughts on love and gratitude today!* Since the first night we went to watch a movie together, I have been overwhelmed with a type of love I thought only existed in my imagination. I have been shocked with how receiving that type of love has... Continue Reading →

28 days of love

Starting February 1st, I'm stoked to announce that almost 27 of my favorite people will be serving as guest writers for the blog. They were asked to submit posts related to love and gratitude and to run in any direction with that topic. I can't wait to read the variety of posts as they come... Continue Reading →

Love in a cup

I'm never been a big "gift" person. In Chapman terms, giving and receiving gifts is not my main love language. I'd much rather have someone spend an hour with me over coffee having genuine conversation, as I plan to do in an hour at McDonald's with my friend Mary. Or visit me at my house,... Continue Reading →

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