Noise

My five year old does the funniest thing sometimes- he covers his ears, and then yells whatever message it is he's trying to get to someone else. He's so desperate to get the words across, so hilariously cracked-up in his goofiness, or so deeply angry, that he screams or hollors or shouts whatever it is … Continue reading Noise

In the Middle: He Will Not Leave Me Here.

And just like that, winter clasped its ugly hand over my mouth and stifled the words that would be. "It's been a long time since you posted anything," Facebook notification reminds me. I know. I know it has, but there's two types of too hard- too hard that I have to write and too hard … Continue reading In the Middle: He Will Not Leave Me Here.

When the Darkness Deepens and Bad News Batters: Maybe There’s a Rainbow.

I grabbed my gratitude journal, the one I had been neglecting for the last few days, stuck in a funk, and, almost immediately, I put it right back. The journal inside of a devotional explaining the importance of giving regular thanks. But in this moment all I can think is, what should I be thankful … Continue reading When the Darkness Deepens and Bad News Batters: Maybe There’s a Rainbow.