I don’t know about you, but sometimes my own thoughts shock me. They show up unexpectedly, like a butterfly emerging from its chrysalis in the dead of winter, flying clumsily across the meadow of my mind as though it were a warm, summer day. Hey, butterfly—you’re drunk. Go home. At the risk of sounding slightly … More Butterflies in the meadow.
I. Messed. Up. I mean, I have definitely messed up before, but this most recent time felt significant. Maybe not because it was my worst offense, but because I fell significantly short of the standard I had set for myself in light of calling myself a Christian. I thought about my lapse in judgment for … More That one time I sucked as a friend.
I have wanted a capsule wardrobe for what feels like forever. I first saw the idea in a magazine years ago and was enchanted. The concept of achieving effortless style, endless outfit combinations, and eliminating a number of items in my already cluttered closet sounded amazing, but every time it felt like the right time … More Spiritual truths from my closet.
If you have a handful of tomato seeds, you have a lot of potential to grow tomatoes. If you never place the seeds in the ground, all you will ever have is a handful of potential. If you put a seed in the ground and walk away, it might grow. It might not. The degree … More Results come after you start.
Five years ago, I was emerging from the fog of healing after a hurtful church experience. It was a long time ago and I am not going to rehash anything or name any names, but I will say this: I’ve changed. God changed me. I am not the same woman I was before. During my … More Change is not always inevitable—it’s a choice.