Why I Write About The Hard Stuff

Why I Write About The Hard Stuff

When I found out I was pregnant last December, I remember having a weird thought one day in the shower: If this goes south, I need to blog about it. Kind of bizarre, right? Not the thing an excited mom-to-be usually thinks about. But I felt this weird conviction in my...

The Wrong Kind of Water

The Wrong Kind of Water

I felt the lump in my chest grow and the tears well up in my eyes. Someone else was slowly dispensing the good news to family and friends. Someone else was dreaming big dreams and making big plans and basking in the almost surreal joy of it all. Someone else was...

A Spiritual Kick in the You-Know-Where

A Spiritual Kick in the You-Know-Where

I remember when my sister and I were little, and we used to wrestle with my dad. Almost inevitably, our wrestling/tickling matches would end with Dad doubled-over in pain from getting kicked...in the you-know-where. I don't have a you-know-where, per se, so I can't...

Focus on the Clutter, Miss the Cross

Focus on the Clutter, Miss the Cross

It is now 10 PM on Easter Sunday as I begin typing this...nothing like waiting until the last minute to write something about Easter. I spent this last week leading up to Easter reading through the different gospels' accounts of the Last Supper, crucifixion, and...

My Word For 2019: Fear

My Word For 2019: Fear

Have you ever had that thing happen where you notice something and then you see it everywhere? Like you're car shopping and thinking about buying a Honda, and suddenly you notice that everyone's driving a Honda. Well, that's kind of how it's been with fear lately. As...

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