You’re allowed to change. As I sat on the beach this week with my son, the same beach I grew up on, it hit me how much I’ve changed over the years. And yet, I’m still so resistant to change. Namely, changes I see in myself. Whether it’s my priorities, my goals, my schedule, even … Continue reading The freedom to change.
Power. Love. A sound mind.
Yesterday morning, I sat in the rocking chair in my six-week-old Jessen’s room and watched him sleep. School shootings have always wrecked me. But now they do on a different level. I found myself thinking about his first day of kindergarten. How it’s supposed to be such an exciting day, but one that I’m already … Continue reading Power. Love. A sound mind.
Citizens of Heaven, part 2
Christian Nationalism misrepresents Christ and Christianity. I had a moment of reckoning with my road rage when my church handed out bumper stickers with their name and logo on them this past fall. As silly as it may seem, having that bumper sticker on my car is a weird reminder that I’m no longer just … Continue reading Citizens of Heaven, part 2
What The Bachelor Taught Me About Cancel Culture
Confession: I love The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. In my opinion, there’s no better way to end a stressful Monday than by texting my sister, mom and girlfriends as we dissect every ounce of drama that goes down all in the name of finding love. For those who aren’t familiar with the show, the drama … Continue reading What The Bachelor Taught Me About Cancel Culture
Citizens of Heaven, part 1
Understanding Christian Nationalism Slowly over the last several years and heightened in the last several weeks, we’ve seen the phrase “Christian Nationalism” crop up. While undertones of Christian nationalism have always been in existence, it seems like it’s been percolating more than usual in recent history and then exploded in the wake of Joe Biden’s … Continue reading Citizens of Heaven, part 1