I am exhausted from swimming in and out of the current. I long for a boat of bliss, to float above grief, to get out of the river.Read More
Determination only gets so far in the day in day out.
And romantic stubbornness turns cold.
I get why school wasn’t cancelled for the Seattle Seahawks victory parade. People had to work, I appreciate that. But for my family, it was worth dropping everything to go — and they even learned a few things:Read More
A little piece of our story made it to the cover of the New York Times this week . . .
That little piece is a drug called Suboxone.
But over the past ten years, God has been peeling. Peeling and peeling the layers of me. And I am confronted often by who I think I should be and who I am.
And why.Read More
Peacemaking is not all sanitized photo-ops and signed documents and kisses on cheeks and shaking hands.
Real peace-making is ugly, painful, costly.
Yesterday, I had a Jesus moment. That moment when everything around you, all the stuff you are trying to do for Him is stripped away and your eyes are open to what ministry looked like to Jesus. I’ve seen it before. Many times. On the other side of the world. Healing. Feeding. Preaching to crowds. […]Read More