Holy Week: Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday: The Last Supper. The foot-washing. The wounds of the heart are an underground cemetery of seemingly lifeless things. There lies our secret shames, internal struggles, deepest pains, open wounds, wells of pride and legions of anxieties. On this Maundy Thursday, I think of my wounds. On this Maundy Thursday, I think of myContinue reading “Holy Week: Maundy Thursday”

The Chasm Between

There’s nothing for me in the in-between. Pick a side, cuz that chasm falls deep. Can’t climb out, no second chances, A black hole pit, a temporary release… That burns the bridge over the in-between. There’s nothing for me in the in-between

3 am thoughts

Have you ever took up your life, forgone the seatbelt and purposely crashed into a wall? Metaphorically speaking. …I believe we all have at times. You see, unwise decisions and habitual sin lead to devastation. Injury. Death. And, I have done it myself, speeding along at my will, wrecking my life, and all the whileContinue reading “3 am thoughts”

Cancer Free

****I wrote this in February of 2017, the day Natalie received her official cancer free diagnosis.  But, this time two years ago was when Natalie was first diagnosed with cancer, and I’ve asked her mom’s permission to share this story, from my own perspective. I hope you read it…and celebrate Natalie’s beautifully victorious life withContinue reading “Cancer Free”

Lessons in Vulnerability, part 1

I think I’ve lived most of my life feeling unworthy in some way. Unworthy of belonging. Unworthy of being loved. Sure, I could probably list a lot more there, but they all boil down to those two: Love and belonging. Why? How did I become a 35 year old woman, who is certainly loved byContinue reading “Lessons in Vulnerability, part 1”