I've forfeited a lot of experiences in my life, but what I haven't lost is wisdom.
Lessons Learned in Therapy: Reframing
For years, if I had a thought that I should wear sandals, I wore sandals. There was no in-between; just thought and action.
The Most Misunderstood Fact About Growth
If this tree understands the dilemma, he doesn’t let on. And I feel a surge of compassion because I didn't know when I was leaning precariously either.
EmBODYing Strength: Janae Janik
In this article, I chat with Janae, a former elite gymnast and diver. Her incredible story is still in motion, but her wisdom and perspective already are incredible.
You’re Not Alone: I’m Struggling Forward Too
The tundra of vulnerability is pretty lonely. It's also necessary.
A Dependent 2023
The book of Genesis captures it clearly–how you and I came to so deeply fixate on ourselves. It started with a man and a woman just like us. Eve saw a forbidden fruit that looked good. She wanted what she wanted, no matter the consequence. So, she savored the fruit–knowledge of good and evil she … Continue reading A Dependent 2023
Why Your Messy Middle Moments Matter
you’re here and you are loved. That means that you and I are living testaments to God’s faithfulness in the middle (1 John 5:10).
Why Is She Smiling?
A poem about self-hatred vs. self compassion.
Lessons Learned in Therapy: “Food Has No Moral Value”
We need phrases like, "food has no moral value." Why? Because we live in a world that says food is "good" or "bad."
I didn't merely see weakness in myself. I also recognized the glimmering logo of humanity: freshly-fallen tears. And tears meant I was alive