Opening My Eyes

All transformation requires disruption. And it seems to me that no one changes because it’s a good idea.

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Defining Choices

Our yes’s and no’s define us. They’re the choices we make to pursue or stop the cause of what we find permissible.

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Hello To The Next Woman

Hello, Right now you are on cloud nine.  The unending attention, adoring romantic words, and extravagant life style are all a woman raised in our culture could ever hope for…almost too good to be true.  

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Choosing to Return

Salmon sculptures inlay the floors in swirling eddies of bronze and granite at Sea-Tac Airport. I’ve rushed over these fish many times as I’ve navigated a season of growth and vocational transition in Seattle. This time flying out of Seattle was different. This trip was the last trip. Like most transitions, my move to Seattle…

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Come Along, Little Girl

Her presence is just out of reach. I try to access her inside of my head, but I do not know where she is.

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Can I be healed too?

It was a “let’s see if we like each other” dance that began in 2010.

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Telling the Truth

Everything about the place said “welcome”: the rich red bricks of the exterior, the scent and sounds of the waterfront only a block away, the warm light falling on worn hardwood floors inside, and couches and chairs beckoning me to make myself at home.

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Holding Honor.

I didn’t want to write about a moment in which I was honored. I wanted to write about how important it is to offer honor to others.

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Such a time as this…

“And who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this.”       Esther 4:14 When I entered my story for the first time I did so reluctantly and found myself quickly overwhelmed and under attack.

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