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!
Recently, I realized I’ve done a lot of traveling with my young adult children. However, I’m not referring to family vacations or even the multiple trips back and forth to their current homes. The traveling I am invited to occurs via phone calls initiated by my big kids as they go about errands and work […]
Shame overwhelms and beckons to sit in its companionship. It counts on forgetting that we are liberated and are offered a seat somewhere else. Lack of life experience and deceitful voices threaten to let us find identity in a dark, unfulfilling place. Young adulthood involves a daily encounter with trial and error. Recognizing our humanity, […]
Recently, I consulted my young adult children about a problem. I needed another set of eyes and generational perspective to help me debrief my situation. Reaching out to each of them felt paradoxical. For so long, I sought to ask questions and offer up guidance as we worked together through unexpected circumstances. Much of the […]