Gratitude in the Grief [a story of Hope in the Hard]

Welcome to this space for sacred storytelling. Each week, we’ll be exploring what it looks like to walk in the darkness from someone who is in the thick of it. Today our story of Hope in the Hard comes from an interview with my friend, Christine. What has this season held for you? We just…

what I’ve been reading. November 2018

One of my friends recently owned up to not being much of a reader, and naming what works for her. For her, it is memoirs and audiobooks. That’s what works, and after naming it, she’s been reading much more. It was so encouraging to hear that, and I’m naming for myself that although I’m such…

4,402 miles. [a story of Hope in the Hard]

Welcome to this space for sacred storytelling. Each week, we’ll be exploring what it looks like to walk in the darkness from someone who is in the thick of it. Sometimes, the stories shared here won’t have a name attached. Whether that is to protect the storyteller or someone within their story, I want to…

Moving Back Home [a story of Hope in the Hard]

Welcome to this space for sacred storytelling. Each week, we’ll be exploring what it looks like to walk in the darkness from someone who is in the thick of it. Hope in the Hard begins with Kristine’s story of transition. Hard in this season is a long, slow and labored exhale. The kind that still…

Hope in the Hard.

I listened to my friend speak about her longing, how she felt almost crushed by the weight of so much Hard. As she spoke, I couldn’t help but note the way she was holding tight to hope. She was fighting for goodness and seeking the Lord, even as the storm threatened to drown her. Her…