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!
How Releasing Butterflies Teaches Us an Important Life Lesson
Long ago, my then young children were fascinated by the experience of watching a caterpillar transform into a butterfly. We bought the kit and watched the beauty of creation unfold. Initiatially, the “tent” holding the caterpillar hung in the corner of our kitchen. As we followed the instructions for nurturing this transition, time seemed to […]
When Your Big Kid Shows the Best of Humanity
No one can really prepare a parent for what to expect as you raise your kids. Sure, there are books and parent groups and mom conversations. However, every person has their own personality and every family its own dynamics. The influence of social media adds in a whole other layer of confusion and comparison. It’s […]
Why I Need My Picture Wall
I never realized how much my picture wall could tether me. I lay in my recliner feeling emotionally and physically drained. It has been a long season of mixed emotions- gratefulness, joy, grief, and uncertainty. I recognize that life is like that. But today feels so heavy. I can do nothing but be still and […]