#WhyIDidntReport.

I was 12. I didn’t even know what was happening to me. He was my boyfriend, and popular and experienced. I didn’t know how to say no, or that it was inappropriate or wrong, even though I didn’t like it and was embarrassed. It was four years before I even knew the words to describe…

living in the light.

Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even  expose them; for it is disgraceful even to speak of the things which are done by them in secret. But all things become visible when they are exposed by the light, for everything that becomes visible is light. For this reason it says,…

here we go again.

Guys, it happened again. I woke up in the middle of the night to a notification from WordPress that my blog stats were booming out of no where. 62 hits on more than a dozen posts in an hour. Each one references cheating and divorce. Coincidentally, it follows, again, an announcement about teaching yoga at…

people-pleasing and service (there’s a difference).

As Christians, we’re here to serve others, right? We live servant lives, we lead with servant leadership, and our love for others, when modeled after Christ’s, is sacrificial, yes? He said He didn’t come to be served, but to serve (Mark 10:45) and it was because of God’s love for us that the Son was…

living with and without intention.

I’ve been trying this last week to really fill my life with voices of truth and encouragement, over things that seek only to entertain or inform. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve still indulged in some entertaining things – some favorite shows and podcasts, etc – but I’ve gotten lazy (re: lukewarm) about my more influential…

an open letter to whoever you are.

I’m shared this publicly on my personal Facebook because I have nothing to hide, and no shame in Christ, but so far, it either hasn’t reached its intended recipient,!94 they’ve opted to not take me up on my offer. In the event it’s just that it hasn’t been seen, I know my blogs been read…

the parable of the workers in the vineyard.

The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard: For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. About nine in the morning he went out and…