You Are Not a Trash Can

You Are Not a Trash Can

My phone rang with a FaceTime notification and within seconds, I was staring at the faces of two dear friends. One woman had just hung up from an unexpected phone call that provided clarity and also included quite a few careless words. She processed, we listened, and...
13 New Books I’m Looking Forward to This Fall

13 New Books I’m Looking Forward to This Fall

Here we go! The final book list of the year. As always, I bookmarked and read early copies of way more titles than will fit on this list. (Oops?) I’ve narrowed it down from 43 books to 13 and over the coming months, I’ll share other releases in my Thursday...
Don’t Forget to Remember

Don’t Forget to Remember

Want to listen to this article? Click here to play wherever you stream podcasts. For many years now, I’ve asked myself the same nine questions as one year turns into the next. You’ve likely seen a similar “end of the year questions” list, and I can’t help but...
Get Your Hopes Up

Get Your Hopes Up

I’ve been in a fight for over a decade. Sometimes I wonder if I’m fighting with Hope, wrestling in the desert through the dark of night, begging for a blessing. But this long-standing fight, this particular back and forth of daily cries and deep sighs and tears...