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19

Apr

Best little face ever. on Flickr.Best little face ever.

Best little face ever. on Flickr.

Best little face ever.

Laid to Rest

Some days I don’t believe in the resurrection.

This isn’t some sort of faith crisis or shifting theology. It’s just the truth of life, and if I’m going to be really honest, if we are going to be honest, some days you don’t believe either.

We spend this life in between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. We live with our families, our friendships, and our faith in a Silent Saturday, a day of waiting.…

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15

Apr

Even If It Shakes - Even If It Changes

Even If It Shakes – Even If It Changes

I am afraid I have defined myself by my crisis.

I’m good at writing the hard things in my life, the mental illness stories, the angry at church rants, the declarations of rebellion and feminism. I easily find the words to talk about hurt, pain, struggle, and loss. I’m at home when writing about vulnerable, raw things. It’s what I know, where I have lived, and the emotions of it sit near to my…

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13

Apr

10

Apr

Always ask

Always ask

Story

Word- the cover“You might as well carry a neon sign around saying you don’t understand the bible.”

This was said to me earlier this week on twitter. This was someone’s response to a sarcastic tweet I replied to someone else with. The immediate conclusion of a sarcastic comment I tweeted was to say that I obviously don’t understand scripture. Someone real wrote this about me.

It hurt.

Here was someone with no…

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My spiritual place today.

My spiritual place today.

07

Apr

True gosple #ItsAboutJesus

True gosple #ItsAboutJesus

06

Apr

Pre coffee.

Pre coffee.

02

Apr

31

Mar

Humanity- Spirit of the Poor Link Up

Humanity- Spirit of the Poor Link Up

I was just scrubbing the bath tub, and I wondered how much of my story you don’t know.

You have heard me talk about my mental illness, my wounds with church, my belief in feminism, and (hopefully) my love of Jesus. But what of the rest of the story? The simple, the ordinary, the normal parts of my life. What about the days when I’m stable, not running manic or lying on the floor depressed? What…

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Due dates. And I’m stuck with my words. Not the best combo, but I thrive in pressure? Or something. Hope the words break out soon.

Due dates. And I’m stuck with my words. Not the best combo, but I thrive in pressure? Or something. Hope the words break out soon.

27

Mar

Writers block.

Writers block.

26

Mar

My new friend

My new friend

11

Mar

A new day 1

A new day 1