Lean On Me

Last week I was on a wonderful vacation. Northern Michigan in the summer is the absolute best place to be. My phone switched between time zones because we were staying just feet from Lake Michigan. It had been a crazy couple of weeks prior to the trip with purchasing a home and moving in. Our … [Read more…]

Story of Origin

I share a couple of caveats as I post this: I realize that this crisis at our border has been going on for quite some time. While recent events have heightened concerns, there are issues that need to be resolved. I didn’t just start caring about it because the media brought it to my attention. … [Read more…]

When We Pray…

Last week, I began earnestly praying for a situation that has caused me great anxiety over the last several months. Every time it came to the forefront of my mind, I had pushed it away. I didn’t want to deal with it. I wholeheartedly believe the Holy Spirit has interceded and lifted up my requests … [Read more…]

Generation Z

Last week another tragedy hit our country and shook me. It shook a lot of people. I dove into the news coverage, afraid after 24 hours it would get buried under other less than important stories. But something extraordinary happened. Teens who were experiencing all the emotions that come with such a horrific event, were … [Read more…]

Speaking up in the Messy

The next post I had planned to write was sharing all the wonderful insights from my experience in NYC at #VoxCon.  There’s so much to process and it takes time. My biggest takeaway from that event was to “Keep writing and speak up…especially in the messy.” Today was already a unique day. This is the … [Read more…]

My Focus for 2018

I’ve joined in the practice in selecting a word at the beginning of each new year. Most of the time, I have forgotten the word (as we forget or fail at resolutions), but I feel like it’s still an important exercise to end one year and begin another. A few days ago a friend posted … [Read more…]