To love must include truth, wisdom, and boundaries. Sometimes it means distance. It means knowing when to rest and recharge and to embrace our limits. It always means to have … Continue reading To Love Unconditionally Requires This
Not everyone can stay home to wait it out. Some have to keep working. Some have lost their jobs. Some have never had a home. Some will never go back. … Continue reading Sometimes the Storm Doesn’t Pass
God, forgive me for when I lack empathy, when I jump to making talking points out of tragedy, when I forget the pain of community and family, when my voice … Continue reading We Wear Casts.
“May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart. “May God bless you with anger at … Continue reading Strength to Fight.
Things I’ve learned not to say in the hospital at the very moment of pain and tragedy: “Everything will be okay.” “You’re so strong!” “Pain is what forces you to … Continue reading 15 Things I’ve Learned Not to Say at the Hospital