When I was 10, I went to my parents separately and asked them if they ever doubted God’s existence. “No, never” was the response. I don’t remember if there was much curiosity after that. If there was, the lack of shared questioning led me to shut down and sweep my doubt and unbelief quickly and…Read More
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Signs and Wonders.
Ash Wednesday. A chalked smearing of celebration tasted—now absent, ached for, and anticipated.Read More
Head and heart.
“Have you tried online dating?”Read More
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.Read 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.Read More
3 months ago, in the sunny warmth of August, I blindly agreed to speak at youth group for the month of November.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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 BesseyRead More
My grandmother reaches up from her hospital bed and cups my cheek with her shaky hand.Read More