• Forgiveness When It’s Not Okay

    I tend to say, “It’s okay,” a lot. I think that was my way of finding acceptance for what is. But acceptance is not the same as saying something is okay. And I…

  • Community – Loneliness and Belonging

    I thought that “community” was a place. A physical place where one’s need for connection is sustained and fulfilled. I thought that this place was something to be sought after and protected. And…

  • Feeling Again

    Letting myself out of the small box I’d been cramming myself into for so long felt more painful than I expected. Author Glennon Doyle said it’s like thawing after frostbite. At some point,…

  • Impermanence on the Path

    When I started to be drawn into a new relationship with God, I began to question previously held beliefs that I now felt expanding and including more of God’s love and mystery. This…

  • Liberation Through Hearing – Finding Rest

    Thus, however many well-conceived and pleasant-sounding names are applied to this awareness, In reality, those who maintain that these names do not refer to this present conscious awareness, But to something else, above…

  • Grounded in God’s Love

    It’s been almost a year since I wrote a couple of posts that turned my world upside down. I’d been exploring and learning about the good news of Christ, and seeing how sometimes…

  • Learning to Breathe Under Water

    When I was a little girl, I had a dream about Jesus. I wrote it down and shared it with no one. It felt like it had some sort of significance, but I…

  • Take Off Your Shoes

    One of my favorite scriptures of all time is Numbers 11:29. I think about it often. It’s that one where Moses basically says he doesn’t know why people fight over who has authority…

  • Standing on Two Legs

    We all have voices in our lives that we give authority to. We know that there are things we don’t understand, and that there are others who have more experience than us. We…