Author Archives: Marli Renee


Timothy’s Heart

Originally posted on Loving Dangerously:
Timothy was always getting sick, coming down with one infection or another. I couldn’t figure it out- did he have additional respiratory complications? Was it the low-weight issue? Or maybe, just maybe, he had a heart defect. In fact, there was a good chance that Timothy had heart disease; children…


Flouting the Rules: Why I Date (and Court)

Confession: When someone asks whether I date or court, I usually answer them based on my best guess about their religious, educational and social background. Are they a starry-eyed homeschooling teen craving advice? I’m courting. A disillusioned, angsty millennial wondering if I’m a sheltered Quaker? I’m definitely dating. For the record, I’m trying to wean […]


10 Random Poems, For No Particular Reason

Sunday evening, a friend tossed a copy of Gerard Manley Hopkin’s, “I Wake and Feel The Fell of Dark, Not Day” across the coffee table to me (Warning: read at your own risk. It’s a ennui sucker-punch.) I’d read Hopkins, but forgot how deeply I loved him. Now I’m reading anything I can get my hands […]


Desktop & iPhone wallpapers

  You should really check out Psalm 116 today… In the meantime, here’s some desktop and iPhone wallpaper to enjoy. Feel free to download and share, though I would appreciate the shoutout if you do :) 


Win an iPad… (or, the Membership Contest)

Some exciting things have been brewing behind this computer screen, and I’m so grateful I can finally share them with you! Last month, I started working part-time for – a valuable organization that is working to pass a parental rights amendment to the Constitution, and to protect parental rights within the states. Yesterday, they […]


Laughing Without Fear

She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness. She carefully watches everything in her household and suffers nothing from laziness. Proverbs 31:25-17 I found this article on Fox News this week, and was utterly inspired by how carefully the author presented […]


Free Desktop Wallpaper

Hi there! So, to explain some of the silence… I’m thrilled to unveil my art website,‘s redesign. To celebrate, I’d love to share some Scripture based wallpaper I recently created. 1. Give a shoutout, or share the link to on any social media platform. 2. Send a screenshot of your post to me at Voilà! I’ll send you a link […]


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