Death and Winter Solstice

Happy Winter Solstice. It’s the shortest day of the year and the longest night, and I am sitting here in the dark with pieces of my spiritual house strewn about in no particular order. The election reopened wounds dealt by my evangelical roots that were well on their way to healing. And it opened my […]

Why I Call God “She”

Sarah Bessey is one of my spiritual midwives. Her gentle, grace-filled writing showed me a way to return to my religion after it broke my heart. And she wrote once (I can’t find the link to the post anymore) that she still uses masculine pronouns for God because calling God “she” tends to be divisive in […]

Being Open vs. Being a Feelings Bomb

I’m in a time where my personal growth involves being more open. But there’s a big obstacle holding me back, and it’s this: How can I be vulnerable and open without being a Feelings Bomb? You’ve probably known someone that hasn’t quite found the balance yet. They’re open about sharing what they’re feeling, but you […]