Creeks

​​ I have always had a thing for creeks.  Many of my most vivid childhood memories involve the quiet rushing of a small hidden creek. One tale includes a determined crawdad, another is still represented by a scar on my left elbow, and yet another resides hidden in my 13 year old heart…a time of […]

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Choosing Happiness

Eeyore. Tigger. Pooh. Which of these lovable characters do you most identify with? With whom would you like to spend your time? Which one would you rather be married to? I bet you are thinking, “Seriously, Hailey?” Bare with me. Our church is in the middle of a series called, “The Habits of Happiness.” I […]

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Beauty

Witnessing beauty feeds my soul. Beauty comes in many different packages… A mountain landscape A child’s smile Tulips breaking ground A freshly made bed A moment of marital intimacy, the list goes on and on. This weekend I witnessed something truly beautiful, something that struck me as perhaps the most beautiful thing I will ever […]

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