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Becca Hermes

The best drink ever

I have a love affair with sugar.  Not just desserts, although chocolate chip cookies and brownies are at the top of my favorite foods list, but with drinks too – namely, Coke and Starbucks iced chai. Sometimes, just to make... Continue Reading →

Misty Mornings

  The last couple of mornings, I have awakened to the sound of rain, my brain slowly becoming aware of the gentle patter on the windows before I dragged my eyelids open. I love rain. I love its peaceful rhythm,... Continue Reading →

What makes a man a superhero

  Midnight last night found my husband cleaning out my bathroom sink for me, clogged up by my curly tresses. It’s an icky job, and it requires some handyman work. We should have started the process earlier, of course, but... Continue Reading →

Can I do all things? Like, be content?

  I haven’t been part of a social circle for a while now where people just randomly toss out of context Scripture verses into the conversation, but the other night I was reminded of the trend. We were watching Last... Continue Reading →

Life lessons from Atlanta’s driving culture, part 2

One of the beautiful things about this life is that the mundane things point us to God. Sometimes, it’s the beauty of my back deck garden. With all the rain we’ve been getting lately, it has grown full and luxurious,... Continue Reading →

Me and Big Bro

  I would consider myself a Bible nerd. That is to say, from a young age, I was the kid who knew all the right Bible answers, and I was very proud of that fact - like in a prideful,... Continue Reading →

Adulthood is beautiful

Over the last few years, I’ve thought a lot about a passage from one of my favorite books, Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wind in the Door. I’m not really a sci-fi fan per se, but Madeleine L’Engle (I always call her by her... Continue Reading →

The playful side of Jesus

Several years ago, I read a story in the Bible that cracked me up. I literally started laughing out loud. I’d read it before, but one of the delightful things about the Bible (and many other stories) is that you... Continue Reading →

Beloved (Habibi)

It’s been one of those weeks. A conversation sent my soul spinning - back into old insecurities, having to fight off old lies. I thought that I’d matured beyond these fears, but it turns out I was just removed from... Continue Reading →

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