I have two best friends. One of them I met on the first day of advanced English class in seventh grade. We quickly became inseparable and what could have began and ended as “just” a childhood friendship has instead led to more than three decades of love and laughter, grief and loss, stories and inside…Read More
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Help Deferred Makes the Heart Sick
“I can only do it for $15 an hour and .25 cents a mile. At my age, what you are offering to pay me is really low and I could make more money doing something else.” The text came across my phone as I was on a date with my husband and immediately tears flooded…Read More
Blessing and Release
“Mom, can you help me find the picture of me in my pink princess dress?” I knew the exact dress Tori was speaking of.Read More
On Faith, Churches, and Never Becoming a Pastor
“Why wouldn’t you go for the M.Div?” McKenna asked.Read More
Where I need you.
It has been 10 months since we last connected—10 months and a lifetime.Read More
I was speeding down the freeway, headed to a go-kart driving, laser-tag shooting, pizza place explosion of preteen entertainment. I was late. I was ambivalent.Read More
You Do You.
“We haven’t talked in a while.”Read More