Living in Imperfect Community

Belonging to a Christian community has been one of the most difficult yet profitable things I have ever done in my life. Through this community I have been both deeply wounded and wonderfully blessed, both included and left out, known and misunderstood, loved and judged; but I wouldn’t give it up for the world.

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Confidence in Love

I’ve always thought I needed to earn the love of those around me. That in order for people to love me, in order for people to stick around, I had to be good enough. I had to do enough. And if I didn’t do enough, or if I just wasn’t enough, those I loved would walk away. They would leave. This has been my mindset, both consciously and subconsciously, for my entire life.

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On New Beginnings

I was on the phone with a friend trying to describe the season I felt like I was in, the church and my friends and family feel charged with something, and it’s more than just the weather lifting our spirits. There is something different, there is a silent agreement amongst all that is driving us towards hope.

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