Joy is an ever-present reality to which we open wide our souls to receive, but it is also a remembering and a longing.Read more "The Impossibility of Joy (An Advent Reflection)"
I’m not sure how to describe the feelings that go beyond heartbroken and devastated. Honest to God, I don’t.Read more "For Abbott"
In my experience, the only place where the superficial veneer is stripped away, where pretense is obliterated, where cosmetic application fails, and where vulnerability is unmasked and triumphantly exposed… is in the presence of a loving, non-judgmental, other-centered group of trusted friends.Read more "Between the Questions…"
Our heads told us that this was the right decision, but nothing told our hearts to prepare for being wrecked.Read more "He Was Always With Us…"
So yes, I have thanked God for this life. There is so much for which to be thankful. God is so much bigger than my impairments, and so much bigger than my ego. I am so thankful for that.Read more "thank you God for the pain- Kristen Wright"
Through the loss of my leg, I have been so THANKFUL for the growth I have experienced and my desire to be closer to God.Read more "thank you God for the pain- Scott Sandusky"
When a loved-one in your life passes unexpectedly…everything else in the world seems to completely stop and to have very little significance. All you can do is sit in silence, mourn, and ask questions. Is this how it will be forever?Read more "tension…"