Content.

Content.

  “When you find contentment, you will find love.” “When you stop trying, that’s when you’ll get pregnant.” “Let go and let God.” We hear these phrases come out of well-meaning mouths often. They’re trying to remind us that it’s a journey, not a destination and it’s out of our control. But what they’re really [...]

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Wonder.

Wonder.

Last night, I found myself on the edge of the water by a field in Silverdale, Washington, walking with a dear friend. We met one another back on the East Coast when her husband and I were in seminary. We were fast friends and she was a stellar hair stylist, so she would cut my [...]

Keep Going.

Keep Going.

So, it's Lent. Winter is slowly giving way to Spring and we're met with snow on Monday and rain on Tuesday and sun on Wednesday. This is an insane time of year and somehow it feels just about right for this season of discipline and fasting. When it came to what I was "doing for [...]

Light.

Light.

It's been years since I panicked. Since I felt the racing thoughts and the shortness of breath and the overwhelm. And it came in like a quick flash here and there, making me second guess my calm and security. Anxiety is violent and strange. It robs you blind and breaks the lock off the door. [...]