I am passionate about recognizing the ways God's presence radiates through creation; particularly in our relationships. We are transformed as we do life together and invite each other into our stories. They point us to the breadth of God's character and their imprints shape us into our role as image bearers. The stories here, some ancient, some contemporary, challenge us to explore the sacred connections to God and each other. Why I also write about mental health Encountering the thread … Read More about Welcome!
Learning to Step Back and Help My Kids Find Their Way
My child hit an obstacle in their path. It has provoked lots of questions with no immedite answers. Encountering these unexpected bumps is not uncommon in young adult territory. It happened to me. But this time around, it feels different-because I’m on the parenting side. When I first heard about his situation, I did my […]
Finding the Beauty in Reframed Stories
Sometimes, the stories in our heads need a new frame. Recently, I visited my home town to visit family. It was a week of hard conversations intertwined with impromptu moments of fun. However, truthfully, I was longing to return to my own home. I felt tired, emotionally and physically drained, and always get a bit […]
Why I am Grateful for Healing Relationships in My Kids
Things are changing in our home and I’m here for it. Upon waking up in the middle of the night, I heard noises above my head. I could hear interaction between two of my big kids. But they weren’t fighting. They were chatting. In the past two years, I’ve witnessed a transformation in the relationships […]