Category Archives: Love Letters

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To My One True Love

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways… I love waking up next to you, smelling your comforting warmth in the morning as I gently hold you under the blankets. I love rolling out of bed with you already on my mind, eating breakfast with you just across from me. You’re what gets […]

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For the Love of the Story

“Daddy, read to us! It’s story time!” It was our nighttime routine- PJs on, teeth brushed, curled on the living room couches under blankets waiting for Dad to find his glasses and pick up where we left off last night. My dad read bedtime stories to us every day of my childhood, right through my […]

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A Love Letter to Modern Medicine

This post is part of my 31 days of Love Letters series. Click here to see the rest of the posts in the series.   Dear  Doctors, Pharmaceuticals, Nurses, Hospitals, and everything in between, I love you. I do. I love that yesterday I got to go to sleep peacefully in a doctor’s office and […]

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A Love Letter to My People

This post is part of my 31 days of Love Letters series. Click here to see the rest of the posts in the series.   Dear People (you know who you are), I love you. As this is being published, Kathryn is chauffeuring my very sedated self to and from surgery and then to the […]

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A Love Letter to My City

This post is part of my 31 days of Love Letters series. Click here to see the rest of the posts in the series. Dear Nashville, It is so easy to love you in the fall. Your blue skies and crisp mornings (although lately they’ve been a bit warm if you ask me, could you […]

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A Pumpkin Love Letter

This post is part of my 31 days of Love Letters series. Click here to see the rest of the posts in the series.   Dear Pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice, Pumpkin Flavor, and every other variation, I love you. I love you warm in bread and muffins and cold in ice cream and frappucinos (I’ll admit, […]

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For Sundays and Sabbaths

This post is part of my 31 days of Love Letters series. Click here to see the rest of the posts in the series. Dear Sunday, A few weeks ago, I taught a lesson on Genesis 1 to my preschool Sunday School class and we talked about all the things God made, how the world […]

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To Those Who Doubt

Beloved friend, You are not alone. Right now, your doubts and fears may feel like some kind of personal failure, and that makes it hard to talk about. That’s okay. There are people out there who want to listen to your story, not to save you or convert you or fix you (though those people […]

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A Love Letter to the Early Mornings

Dear 5 AM, I know we’ve had a rocky relationship over the years. I don’t always do a good job of showing you that I love you, and I want to apologize for that, but realistically it’s probably not going to get any better. I love your quiet. I love that it is dark and […]

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31 Days of Love Letters

It’s that time of year again, when the crazy takes over and half the blogging world blogs every single day. Last year I did it so that people would read my blog and have a voice out there somewhere who was saying “Me too.” It was fun and hard and good for me, so I’m […]