Call Him Up

I'm remembering years ago when email still felt young and social media only existed in MySpace and that one thing with a name I can't recall that had thousands of people from Brazil. I wasn't yet saying everything out loud to my 1,698 friends/kind-of-friends. No. Especially prayer requests. When I had prayer requests, I would …

ants & trust

i'm an "i can do this" sort of person which often creates a lot of frustration in my life. why? because my efforts often teach me that i actually don't have what it takes--the skills, the time, the support, the wisdom, the long suffering, the...you name it. yet, disappointment doesn't stop me from trying, once …

My Girl & My God

I know, I should be sleeping. Sleep when the baby sleeps. Yeah yeah. I've got thoughts running through my head that must be sorted through. So here I go. A couple of nights ago, I was done. I mean, not really but it felt like it. It felt like confusion frustration and helplessness had gotten …

and then…

(from june 24, 2014)when you haven't yet cried over something and then the flip is randomly switched... it's such a vulnerable space. the tears flow as if to say, "dare us to stop," and you know it's good and right and real and honest. and still. it confuses while simultaneously clarifying. you could have died. or …