Growing up, whenever something bad happened, personally or globally, my dad would say, “Come, Lord Jesus.” Not gonna lie- to a teenage mind, that seemed less than desirable. I had … Continue reading Come, Lord Jesus!
It’s often hard to think about self-care, isn’t it? When I think of it, I get this image of myself on a beach with my best friends relaxing. But then … Continue reading The Holiness of Self-care
As they go, I had super easy childbirths for the four children I’m raising. Seriously, when seasoned mothers are swapping war-stories in front of terrified mothers-to-be, I have nothing … Continue reading Purposive Pain
As I have mentioned before, I hate exercising. I thought I really hated the elliptical, but now I long to merely do that. Because I have had to turn up the … Continue reading Engaging with the Transformation
One of the great travesties of the 90s is how fear of something difficult to understand convinced well-meaning Christians that Dungeons and Dragons was akin to the occult. I blindly … Continue reading Perfectionism and Dungeons & Dragons
I want to talk a little about the problem that many Christians have with going to counseling. I know that it exists because I have been reading a book for … Continue reading De-stigmatizing secular therapy
I love to write. Love thinking about creative ways of putting words together to express ideas! I love writing so much that I have taught it and also consulted others … Continue reading Splitting Infinitives
Some dear friends of mine are putting together a Women’s Conference here in Silver City (The Brave Conference, April 8-10, 2016). The goal is to discover who God created you … Continue reading Being Brave