Here’s the Latest from Me


  • Where We’ve Walked
    Our almost seven-year-old, five-year-old, and three-year-old just got settled in front of the TV, and I just took my first deep breath this morning. They’re watching PBS Kids, which feels better than letting them binge on the kid section of […]
  • Do Not Be Afraid
    For the last three months, I’ve read and re-read the New Testament, and what sits with me now is that one of Jesus’ most common refrains is “do not be afraid.” For much of this separation, I have choked on […]
  • Calculation and Codependency
    This separation has been a ripe time for me to explore myself and has pulled back the curtain on many things in my heart. I’m starting to build a more lasting type of strength, and catch glimpses of God’s mercy […]
  • Savoring Hard Truths and Working with My Hands
    As my separation with Jess continues, I have noticed myself seeking solitude more than I would have expected. I need to talk sometimes, but there has been something savory about being alone lately. I have more room to think, feel, […]
  • Staying with My Pain
    In my last post, I put words to an energy inside me that I was just starting to uncover. A deep-seated pride that causes me to take up the reins of my life and attempt to steer myself clear of […]