live & tell

live & tell

There was absolutely no other way to end the book. And doesn’t it figure, really, since the tagline of this here blog is every story matters? Last fall I wrote a book that released this past February. And if you’ve ordered a copy and held it in your hands,...
names & dreams

names & dreams

Here’s a piece of truth: Chapter 8 of my book was never — ever — in the plan. Zero percent of me wanted to write it. No part of me wanted to share that part of my story. But God was clear, the words are in print, and I am not even kidding you when I...
darkness & light

darkness & light

Two weeks ago I gave the backstory on my tattoo, those four words etched into my right foot. If you’ve read my book, Even If Not: Living, Loving, and Learning in the in Between, then you know the depth of darkness I’ve lived in, the spiritual warfare...
here & there

here & there

I’m just going to lead with these words: This is extra special to me. Chapter 6 of Even If Not holds stories from the country that stole my heart and gave me so much in return. Here & There is about wrestling with my very American life, sorting through what...