When a Book Becomes Real

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“It doesn’t happen all at once,” said the Skin Horse.  “You become. It takes a long time…Generally by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby.” – The Velveteen Rabbit When I think about my […]

Open Roof Hospitality

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Sometimes when I’m reading through familiar texts of Scripture, one line from a passage stops me in my tracks. Often, it’s not necessarily the main point of the passage, but a truth hidden behind the larger story that the Lord uses to challenge me as I seek to apply His word to my life. Last […]

Interview with Trillia


I had the pleasure of getting to chat with my friend Trillia on her blog yesterday. Doesn’t her smile just make you want to sit down for a cup of coffee with her?  She has a true warmth that radiates from her love of the Lord and for His people. She writes about both in her book […]

Why Wit’s End?

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I like for names to have meaning, so I thought I’d begin by explaining a bit of my journey with Wit’s End. When my husband was a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, he studied in a graduate office aptly called, “Wit’s End”. I thought it was the ideal name for a place of study […]

Five Keys to Intentional Discipleship

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When I was a freshman at UNC-Chapel Hill, my campus staff worker for Intervarsity Christian Fellowship approached me, asking if I would like to meet on a weekly basis over the course of the semester.  Over the next three years, Deanne mentored me on a variety of topics from relationships to ministry to Bible study. […]