So the 2nd grader in me came back with a lot of questions. Like: is vulnerability even the right word to be discussing? What about honest, genuine, or real? Wouldn’t they do just fine? Because who really wants to proclaim with vulnerability, “I might get hurt, but I’m going to do it anyway”? //\\//\\//\\// And you … More Vulnerable – again
because this word, vulnerability, has meandered in and taken up a room in my mind. and so I’ve got to figure this thing out. and because maybe we only know as much as the 2nd grader in us. and so we’ll take this slow Just a word of caution, if you have issues with having songs … More explaining vulnerability to the 2nd grader in me
“I have come to this place in my life I’m full but I’ve not satisfied This longing to have more of You I can feel it my heart is convinced I’m thirsty my soul can’t be quenched You already know this but still Come and do whatever You want to I’m standing knee deep but … More such richness
Living simply. Yeah, sometimes that phrase reminds me of those dollhouse-like minimalist homes with sunflowers out front and a bed the doubles as a dresser … and an entire living room. But, really, that’s not it at all. This living simply is living with this deep soul-ache for better things. eternal things. It’s this open hand. This circle … More In Forever.
So maybe our “light in the world” is not founded in our goodness, but in where we find our ability to do good. The light – the difference – in us springs from a knowledge of Christ’s glory. God has given us knowledge of His glory (light) through Christ to shine in darkness. But the thing is … More The Unimpressive and Someone Greater
If I would write a blogpost about allowing God to make beauty come from our pasts, I would say everyone has a story worth sharing. No one’s story is God’s after thought. He has a purpose for every plot twist and every chapter of waiting. If I wrote about beauty coming from our past, I’d … More a beautiful story
Sometimes I just want to be heard. I might not have anything of value to say, but I feel like I need to pour it out there. I might not understand what I’m feeling or why this is happening, but I want to just talk it out. I think that’s a feeling we can all … More Heard
So two months ago I had no plans to make a New Year’s resolution. My reasons were 1). there wasn’t really anything I felt like committing to change and 2). those things I did want to change I thought either weren’t worthy of being my resolution for the entire year or 3). I didn’t know how to go about changing them. … More Stronger Together