The ocean has always possessed a kind of power over my soul. I am drawn to it like a honeybee is drawn to a flower, as though I was made to be near it and it was made to feed the person I was created to be. No matter what kind of chaos or emotion … Continue reading Let the Ocean Speak
This morning I was reminded of something I heard Bob Goff say at a conference last year. He talked about how Jesus sees us for who we are becoming. Not for who we were, not for who we currently are. He sees us for who He’s making us to be. This struck a deep cord … Continue reading Who You Are Becoming
Last week I wrote about what it looks and feels like to live our life in faded color, and how it can be easy to offer the world a safe, edited version of ourselves. You’re not alone if you’ve spent much of your life trying to be like someone else, being afraid and living in … Continue reading In Living Color
It can feel difficult to fully step into who you were created to be. Believe me, I know. Things like risk, fear, shame, confusion or other challenges can muffle our ability to listen to our soul or pay attention to the unique longings and passions God put inside of us. As I’ve spent the past … Continue reading What Were You Made to Do?
My New Year rang in a little differently than I pictured. I pictured plowing into new routines, conquering to-do lists and strict self-discipline. Instead, I found myself bowing to the porcelain throne, dousing essential oils on my body and chugging Gatorade. As a mother of three, I found myself COMPLETELY reliant on my husband … Continue reading Reliance: My Anthem for 2015
What I am learning from this past year of processing my story and healing some wounds is that if I allow fear to be the chief in charge, it will ALWAYS keep me huddling in the corner. It will keep my spirit bound up, hostage and absolutely quiet. Fear keeps my gaze looking at all the … Continue reading Tenderly FOR Me
“In an age of acceleration, nothing can be more exhilarating than going slow. And in an age of distraction, nothing is so luxurious as paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is so urgent as sitting still.” - Pico Iyer Here we are. Headed into the holiday season. And after a … Continue reading Healing Silence