Living a Life of Faith is Like a Balancing Act

God is a safe place to hide, ready to help when we need him. We stand fearless at the cliff-edge of doom, courageous in seastorm and earthquake, Before the rush and roar of oceans, the tremors that shift mountains. Psalm 46: 1-3 My four-year-old is a great swimmer. He knows […]

Finding Hope When the Bottom Falls Out

I sat in the back of the room behind the pretty blonde who wore her jaded attitude in the purple streaks of her hair. I just sat there … completely consumed in my head, until it was her turn to “process.” “I told my husband the only man I’d leave him […]

When Shame Is Your Prison

Six years ago I was forced out of my congregation and asked not to return. I won’t say more about it in this blog because that event is the genesis of the rest of my story, some of which I am sharing here. I’ve been studying, reading, and thinking about […]

Learning to Feed My Soul

A few years ago I found myself in a place I never thought I would be. Done. I was emotionally, mentally and in every other way done. I wish I had another word to describe this feeling I had other than “done.”  But for those who have been in that […]