Vulnerable – again

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

such richness

“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

In Forever.

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.

a beautiful story

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

Heard

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

Stronger Together

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