A Wish Come Clear

Choosing Love, Losing Fear, & Finding Home

In My Arms: A Guest Post by Gillian Marchenko

Happy Holiday, friends! Today, we’re opening our doors to a guest. It’s my pleasure to introduce Gillian Marchenko. (Her tagline: “The world is full of people who seem to have it all together … Gillian speaks for the rest of us.”) She’s an author and national speaker who lives in [...]

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 [...]

Baby, Have I Got News for You … Good News.

I’m having a hard time is a tough place to start. But alas, it was true for me a while back. I’d been trying to walk a path of love and trust, but my (metaphorical) feet kept slipping. Do you know the feeling? That feeling you get when you want [...]