There Is Power In the Seeking

Yesterday, during approximately the last 15 seconds of an AA meeting, a dude chimes in with this nugget: "The power isn't in 'knowing' God. The power is in the seeking of God." And I was all, "Don't mind me. I'll just sit over here quietly. Mind BLOWN." Because YES. It's this that I have been... Continue Reading →

3 Lessons from Loss

I don’t think about her often, this baby that would’ve been my second child. But sometimes the missing of her will sneak up, unexpectedly. Sometimes.

Dear Mr. Preacher Man

I heard you yelling at me as I passed by. You wanted me to know about the saving grace of Jesus Christ, it seems. But, you know, I don’t find grace at that volume all that comforting. And I’ve never known anyone who screamed Jesus’ name to be interested in loving me. Saving me, maybe. But I don’t need to be saved. Not anymore. Not even from myself.

Unicorns & Sunday Mornings (Magical!)

I wish I could cause some sort of break in the time space continuum on Sunday mornings. Because I love my church--it's one of my favorite places in the world, the place where I know I belong--but I HATE getting to church on Sunday mornings. Mainly, because my family sucks at it. Take, for instance,... Continue Reading →

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