September 3, 2019 KimHarms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGwBXuvecg0 It will be you and me up in the trees and the forest will give us the answers. Trees, Marty Casey I don’t really believe the forest will give me the answers, but I have to say, it’s pretty common for this song to pop in my head as I sit out on my deck overlooking my own forest. (It’s not really a forest, just like an acre and a half of trees, but sometimes I pretend.) I love being up in the trees with Corey. I love dreaming dreams with him. I love the spot on this earth…

August 4, 2017 KimHarms 1Comment

Four years after sending a query to Creation Illustrated hoping to write about my first backpacking trip, I received an invitation to write the story. Four. Years. (I’ve had to wait quite a while for responses to queries in the past, but four years is crazytown. ) It was worth the wait, however, because that query turned into an 8-page spread in the magazine. I love writing for online publications, but there is something extra sweet about pulling a magazine out of the mailbox and finding your byline in print. The fact that it was backgrounded by a giant photo…

March 30, 2017 KimHarms

Sometimes our house smells like crap. Literally. (Not figuratively-literally. Literally-literally.) And I love it. (Not the smell, the house.) It’s been two months since we moved in, and I still have an overwhelming feeling of gratitude every time I turn onto my cracked, narrow driveway.  God gave us this house. I mean, we bought it and everything, but there are some things in life that are clearly gifts from God. This house, with all of its quirks, is one of those things. And it definitely has some quirks. Like the crap. Our basement seriously smells like a poop bomb on…