The God Card

The God Card

For any of my new readers who need to read this today. I am reposting an old article I wrote a year or so ago because I feel like it's important and needs to be said again. And again. And again. I feel you. I love you. You can do this. “God hates divorce.” “You [...]

When the letter comes.

When the letter comes.

This is for you loves who are right smack dab in the middle of your divorce. When you feel naked and vulnerable and scared. When you're not sure how much longer you can stand the pain in your heart. When what you really need is hot soup, and hugs, and kind words, and friendship, and [...]

Engine brakes are obnoxious

Engine brakes are obnoxious

School is back in, vacations are over, and G is back to the grindstone at work. The man is working a ridiculous number of hours. It makes me cranky because he's gone, but proud of him for working so hard. On Saturday I accompanied him to a city three hours away to pick up a [...]

Family Camp

Family Camp

Well people, it was an adventure. The kids loved it. The adults survived it. Here are a few pictures of my kiddos enjoying their week. And this one here is me with my bestie. Without her and G, it would have been a wee bit too much. She looks amazing as usual. I look like [...]

The unforgivable sin

The unforgivable sin

The unforgivable sin......wait, what did we do exactly? So yesterday afternoon, I'm sitting there having coffee with my best friend when I get a text message from G. The text message contained a screen shot from his sister-in-law. The screen shot said this: "we just found out that you're going to be attending family camp [...]

Love.

Love.

“I’ve been convinced that LGBT Christians have a special role to play in teaching the church how to be Christian.” ― Rachel Held Evans, Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church When I was growing up, there was that one boy in youth group that everyone had a crush on. You know the type; drop dead [...]

Easter

Easter

Why do family relationships have to be this way? I haven't posted in a while. Partly because I've been sick as a dog for like a week, and partly because we've been busy with the Easter season and with selling our house. Yup. We're moving. Because who doesn't like packing up a house of eight [...]