Five Years Later…

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August 14th marked our 5th wedding anniversary. If you read the last post, you know August is a celebratory month in the Z household. Over the weekend, we got all dressed up and went to a special restaurant to celebrate our five years of life together and the ways in which God has surprised us ...

A Birthday Wish

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Saturday was my birthday. August 8th has always been a happy day in my book. I come from a family of excellent celebrators and I married one as well so it’s an easy day to love. This year, the day included a breezy day by the beach with our toes in the creamy sand, a fresh ...

What This Summer Is Teaching Me

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I’ve always loved summer. Growing up in Seattle, we were either on the lake or in the lake every single day, soaking up the sunshine we so rarely were able to take advantage of in the Emerald City. It stays light in Seattle until almost 10pm in the summer and we would stay outside as ...

Hold Hands

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I said a prayer, asking God for His words, His ideas, His grace and I plunged forward. I had been invited to speak to a group of youth workers in Boston on the topic of “Vulnerability in Leadership” – a subject near and dear to my heart. In God’s humor, he often provides me with ...