Relational Peace

I dreamt that I ran into Beth Moore and she suggested we have a slumber party. Obviously. And as we were lounging around in our pink matching jammies (because why not?), she asked me, “If you could have anything in the world right now, what would it be?” My automatic,...

Why Am I So Comfortable with Pain?

Let’s talk about pain. Think about a time when you’ve had a toothache. It’s the worst, right? I’ve even heard it said that “your toothache is the worst pain in the world” because it’s all you can think about and, frankly, because it's yours. Physical pain sets up camp...

Is It Time to Get Help?

When I was in seventh grade, I was imagining things.  I was imagining that my mom was unsafe when I was at school, so I would pretend to be sick to stay home and take care of her.  And when I was home alone, I would imagine that someone else was in our apartment with...

HAPPY NEW YEAR & HAPPY NEW GROUP

The other day, I wanted to jump on Facebook – you know, that place that is such an accurate reflection of everyone’s lives and hearts – and say, “Please raise your hand if you find it really difficult just being a person.” I’ve talked about this before, my feeling...