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The Church, My LGBT Story, and How Love Really Wins

I am in a unique position today. As I read and hear opinions from opposing sides of the Supreme Court’s decision on same sex marriage, my heart gets it…from both sides. My position is unique because I identified myself as a lesbian and was part of the LGBT community...

Wait For This Man

Dear Daughter, I’m writing this letter about twenty years early (or forty if your father has his way), but one day you will read these words and they will connect. They will mean something to you. What I need to tell you can be summed up in one word:  WAIT. Let...

I’m Praying For You…Kind Of

“I’m praying for you!” How many times a week do we say this? Send it in a text or email? Use it as a Facebook comment? Do you ever avoid social media because every time you log on you have to add eight new desperate needs to your mental prayer list? It’s just...

Staying In Your Lane

This past week, I sat down with a dear friend who set me straight. She is a friend who speaks truth even when it’s hard. An iron sharpens iron kind of friend. We all need one (or two) like this. It’s good for our souls…whether we like it or not....

Sometimes I’m a Bad Driver

Wow. This wasn’t the post I wanted to write. I wanted to encourage and inspire and share something that would bless other women from my own comfort zone. Instead, I’m going to tell you something real and exercise the bravery that we try to encourage here...