So, as you may or may not know, I ruptured my Achilles at the end of August. The right one. Which means I currently have no memory of driving and I don’t have remotely any idea how to walk with confidence on my own two feet. I headed up to Malibu on July 22nd feeling … More I don’t got this.
While I remember so many things from my friend’s journey, one think I cannot get out of my head is all the blood. Blood counts, blood tests, blood draws, blood transfusions, good blood, bad blood… Frankly, I have always thought it a bit odd when we sing so joyfully of the blood of Jesus and … More There is Life in the Blood
I remember when I received the news. Cancer. My vibrant, young, faith-filled, precocious friend, Cristina. Cancer. It was late in October, after my birthday, just before Halloween. She was only a sophomore in high school. She inspired faith and hope in all the girls that gathered in my living room to talk of life and … More Fighter
For me, when I have any moments available, the thread that often gets pulled is the unending to do list. Laundry and cleaning and doing dishes, scheduling doctors appointments and responding to emails and texts, loving people via inquiring about their day or sending a note, making sure that lunches are made and snacks are … More Confession is a doing thing.
I have a dear and brilliant group of girlfriends who live in Seattle and are incredible thinkers and listeners and processors. We have been meeting for over 8 years and despite this season of life when we have all begun to have kiddos and have moved and our weekly gatherings have become more scarce, I … More Isn’t That Curious?
I have this dear friend who is lovely and organized and plans beautifully and loves well, and who has grown more than just about anyone I know in the past couple years in terms of authenticity and depth and truth-telling. And despite how different we are in all our facets, something about us just works. … More Lies!