Return

It doesn’t have to make sense right now. Wherever you’re standing or sitting or crying, you don’t need to make any sense of it. If this place feels hard and awful, that’s okay. There are burdens in this world that are hard and awful. Can’t quite push the Christian catchphrase out? Don’t try. It’s okay…

Learning to Sing

It was just a regular morning. I woke up, heard the coffee grinding, took a hot shower, got dressed, slapped on some makeup, examined the snapdragons I can’t get enough of, and made my way to work. But as I was walking to the truck, a picture of myself and God popped into my head….

You Are Not Forgotten

I know you, because I am just like you. And I don’t care how different your life looks from mine or the diversity of our valleys. You are me. And I am you. In so many ways. These words are for you. It’s like the darkest place you’ve ever been, right? Like you could suffocate…

The Dangerous “Christian” Ladder

Have you ever felt like there is a “Christian” Ladder you’re supposed to climb? You can be honest. I’ve tried to climb it. I’ve got frustrated friends who have tried to climb it. And we never really say it out loud, do we? But somehow, it’s yelled out pretty loud and clear. YOU NEED TO…