In college there were many parts of the Bible I loved and drew life from. The prophet Micah’s admonition to “act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God” became something of a motto (my roommate even made t-shirts). The stories about the early church in the book of Acts, accompanied by the re-imagining of […]Read More Circling back to Submission
I’m keenly aware of my own propensity to self-destruction.
I forget, easily and frequently that I am a beloved person, made in the image of God to lovingly display who God is to those around me.Read More You’re good.
I grew up idyllic and carefree in a valley just beyond the coal fields in West Virginia. I heard about abuse, I read about it, I knew that it sometimes happened. That sometimes a woman would get beaten by a boyfriend or husband. I knew about rape, but it never happened in my world. It […]Read More #Justice: A War Cry Against Gender-based Violence
I have a few goals as a parent. I want to teach my daughter to love deeply, to live fully, to value community, to consider the needs of others before her own. I want her to know and own her strengths, to lean into her talents and callings, and to know also her weaknesses, to […]Read More A Love for the Book