The In-Between

My heart has been walking through a transition space for an amount of time that is starting to feel like aimless wandering – trying to navigate what life looks like in time between “what was” and “not yet.” It is full of momentum & stillness, certainty & uncertainty, fulfillment but also emptiness. Perhaps we live…

Here we come

“If you want to get warm you must stand near the fire. If you want to get wet you must get into the water. If you want joy, power, peace, eternal life, you must get close to, or even into, the thing that has them.” -C.S. Lewis I am back to reality, and I love…

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My twenty-first year brought me to my highest highs and lowest lows. Mountains that brought my eyes to the sky and valleys that brought my knees to the ground. It took me to 13 countries and 3 different places I called home base. I asked questions I never thought I’d have to ask, and met…

Hindsight is 20/20

“The secret to joy is to keep seeking God where we doubt that He is.” I can’t believe the convincing it took to get me home to this beautiful place just 3 months ago. I dragged my feet back up North in June from San Luis Obispo praying some unexpected miracle could possibly be the…

Coming Home

“You’ll look back on this summer as a mark of your becoming,” Janice had my friends mesmerized – as usual – some in tears. The thought of leaving our 63 year old big sister figure for six months was bittersweet. “This will be a summer of transformation.” Her simple words always seemed to be so…

messy thoughts that won’t leave me alone

I don’t know what the meaning of life is. My heart’s first reaction is God. The meaning of life is God. But I don’t really know what that means. I don’t really know who, or what, God is either. Maybe the meaning of life is finding out who God is. Sometimes I think God is…

Nudge?

Business school is definitely not the easiest place to feel or look like a follower of God. Truthfully, stepping between school and the church, I feel looked down upon because “pursuing a career in finance” doesn’t exactly sound as selfless and Christian-ish as pursing nursing, teaching, ministry, etc. Here’s the paradox that seems to be…