The Slow Surprise of Friendship

The Slow Surprise of Friendship

The house is still filled with boxes. Sharpie notations give clues to their contents, guiding me through the scavenger hunt to plates, metal spoons, and the internet router. My daughter’s little fingers rip at the packing tape, still too young to realize a loosening...
The Sacred Space of Friendship

The Sacred Space of Friendship

The four of us talked late into the night, enjoying a rare weekend together without our families. We laughed, we went deep, we teased and challenged one another. We were in the mountains of northern Georgia, celebrating 20 years of friendship that had started when we...
Walking Each Other Home

Walking Each Other Home

I think I’m Homesick. Deeply and genuinely longing for my one true Home. I had this moment recently. I was taking communion. My eyes were closed. Music was playing. I had the elements in my hands. I was thanking Jesus for what he had done for me on the cross, for...
Sexual Redemption in Community

Sexual Redemption in Community

Nobody can find strength to resist temptation, perseverance in purity, and lasting forgiveness without community. Shepherds, teachers, mentors, leaders: You have people under your care who are engaging in self harm to externalize pain and contemplating suicide to end...

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