all of God's children

That sweet boy up there? That’s my beautiful son who hasn’t yet experienced the dirt and pain of this world. Sometimes, I can’t write. The crushing burdens of this broken world feel like they’re physically pushing down my words. #icantbreathe Because no paragraph can speak into the pain. Where do I begin? I’m just me. […]

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i am restless

I get the feeling that I’m meant for more. The pull in my soul that I’m living in a swirling tension of now and not yet. I am a woman wrestling with God. Who feels the Spirit pushing and pulling and leading in the vapor that is this life. I breathe it and it fills my […]

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build your kingdom here

I’ve done enough talking this week — how about something else? This is ‘Build Your Kingdom Here’ by Rend Collective Experiment, a self-described “eclectic collective of multi-instrumentalists” from the North of Ireland. Their words are sticking to me today. I’m really feeling the need for the Kingdom here. Are you? Come set your rule and […]

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show me how big your brave is.

So, I’ve had a song stuck in my head all week. Ask my poor husband, who got to hear my tone-deaf humming during rush hour the whole time we were traveling this weekend. Not only is “Brave” by Sara Bareilles darn catchy, but it has lyrics that are striking a chord with me, too. (See […]

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