Recently, my husband and I have been doing well financially; we both have stable income, and we just found out our housing will mostly be covered by financial aid this summer. After months of being without jobs, agonizing over pennies saved, and relying on other people’s generosity to survive, we made it. But after all … Continue reading Good Things Come to Those Who Fight
I just want to share my world with you until our worlds collide in a violent venn diagram bleeding and sore and horrible and beautiful until we close our eyes and imagine a new world born a consensus of sorts and we open our mouths and speak new life a place unknown awakened in a … Continue reading the violence of healing
I made a mistake. I want to fester on this, on how I haven't changed since my first junior/senior year, since any of my past best friendships. I want to grovel in my self pity. I want to click my heels and transport myself back to where I was this summer. But I am better … Continue reading I Press On
How many times do I need to come before the cross before it sticks? How many times do I need to come before an empty cross before I realize that I nailed Him to it the day I was born and I don't need to give Him a reason to die anymore? How many times? … Continue reading Isn’t the Cross Enough?
Let me share with you a little about what is going on in my heart. This past Friday, I had the pleasure of running into my senior associate pastor and his family at a Jon Foreman concert. I found them exceedingly wonderful, as always. But I realized something the next day: there was a reason … Continue reading The Love of God is More than Many Sparrows
I do not have a desire to be in a romantic relationship. When I tell people this, they say "You may be called to singleness." But I don't think that's the point. I think I have what all single women desire--to be free of the crave of a romantic relationship. To not be around a … Continue reading Wanting