the friday features: may 5, 2016.

The Friday Features exist to fuel you with you sparks of joy and propel you toward the things that matter as you head into your weekend. If you’d like to submit an article to be included in the features, you can send me the link here.

For When You’re Hurting: Suffering Is Not for Its Own Sake by Tammy Perlmutter for The Mudroom

For the Unsure Voters: Should Christians Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils? by Russell Moore for Christianity Today

For When You Just Can’t Stomach a Guy Referring to His Wife as His Smoking Hot Bride One More Time: Stop Calling Your Wife Hot by Barnabas Piper for The Blazing Center

For the Hurried in Heart: The Spiritual Discipline of Being Where You Are by Emily P. Freeman

For When You’re Aiming High for Mother’s Day Gifts: 10 Mother’s Day Gift Suggestions by Hillary Stonger (my sister!) for Neiman Marcus

For the Bloggers + Personality Typing  Enthusiasts: The Enneagram and Blogging by Leigh Kramer

For When You Want to Hear me Say the Phrase “Non-Podcast Appropriate Words”: Pursuing Joy While Parenting a Child with Special Needs | Feathers: Faith in Flight with Amy J. Bennett and me

Here’s to a restful weekend!

From Him | Through Him | To Him,


Author: Abby Perry

Abby Perry is an old soul, a Jesus girl, better in writing. She's a wife to Jared and mother to Owen and Gabriel. Words strung together is her attempt at making sense of the world. In 2016, she is blogging her way through her first full year of observing the Christian/liturgical calendar. She also writes on her family's journey amidst the realities of Gabriel's neuro-genetic disorder, listening to the Spirit in the midst of suffering, and the questions ever present in her mind.