Signs and Wonders.

Ash Wednesday. A chalked smearing of celebration tasted—now absent, ached for, and anticipated.

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Head and heart.

“Have you tried online dating?”

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Come play.

I’m not particularly self-contained when I am happy. “Graceful” would not be the word of choice. At my brightest moments, I tend to jump, bounce, giggle, fling, or shout.

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More.

If I were asked to pick a single image that captures my heart concerning Christmas, I would pick a scene from one of my earliest holidays—you know, something that really set the tone for how I’ve held Christmas throughout my life.

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You belong.

3 months ago, in the sunny warmth of August, I blindly agreed to speak at youth group for the month of November.

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I love you.

I am not always great at asking for care. I think some of that lingers from childhood, growing up in a house where not making a mess or being a mess was considered a strength.

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Make Yourself at Home

There is a place near my home that I am drawn to on days when I am in need of respite. It is a place that feels sacred to me, hidden as it is in a sprawling neighborhood.

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If God and I went to counseling…

“Theology is simply what we think about God and then living that truth out in our right now lives.” -Sarah Bessey

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The Work is to Believe

One week after graduating from college, I met with a therapist for the first time.

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