A Wish Come Clear

Choosing Love, Losing Fear, & Finding Home

Spend It Offering Light: Week 1

Today is the day: our new series, “Spend It Offering Light” (#OfferLight) starts NOW! This recent post inspired the idea, and the stories I’ve received have been breathtaking. “Spend It Offering Light” features real people turning their fears into something that helps others, into light. Today, please welcome Brooke and [...]

Contentment is NOT a Foreign Land. (Plus, the Trailer!!!)

One morning, I sat down to write feeling crazy and desperate. I was deep in the midst of a waiting season, and — much as I’d like to think otherwise — I’m not the most patient person. (Maybe you can relate?) I wrote: “It’s all hopeless. So many times I’ve [...]

Tempted to Throw in the Towel? Read This.

I love hearing about the times they almost gave up. And by ‘they,’ I mean our heroes. You have your own examples: how Albert Einstein was considered a slow learner in grade school, how Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team. As a writer, I take heart [...]

The Work That’s Never Done

There’s one item in our house that always catches people’s eyes. The item in question? A photo collage that my husband Jonathan received when we moved away from the L’Arche community where we met. Farewell collages are a tradition at L’Arche DC; they feature the faces of every person that [...]