Taking what I need when words fail…

Taking what I need when words fail…

I love words.  They flow constantly from my head to my heart, spill out of my mouth with laughter, make sense of my world.  And sometimes, words fail.  They take the air from my lungs or hit me in the face.  Sometimes, there isn’t sense to be made. We have more access...
Stepping into the courage it takes to breathe goodbye

Stepping into the courage it takes to breathe goodbye

The last several days frosted an intricate pattern of heart break over my eyes.  Friday, 15 people from the Humboldt Broncos hockey franchise died in a tragic bus collision just hours from my front door.  More than 100 people killed Saturday in Syria, between air...
Relaxing into the rising work of God…

Relaxing into the rising work of God…

Rising should be the easy part, no?  After the fear, the suffering, the darkness, the hard work, and the waiting, I feel like rising should be effortless.  Despite that, I feel weighted down by resistance to rising.  This should not be a surprise; at this same time...