A Letter to the Ladies Who Won’t be Called “MOM” this Mother’s Day

Today is, for many, a really special day. In fact, for many, it's incredibly special. It's the first time they get to hear those 3 precious words - Happy Mother's Day. For others, it's special because they've heard those words over and over again, and it's always gets sweeter. For the new Grammies, it's the [...]

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The One Word That Changed the Entire Trajectory of My Life

The One Word That Changed the Entire Trajectory of My Life

When I was in middle school, people told me I was dumb... ...and I’ve been trying to prove them wrong ever since. It sucked hearing that over and over again.  Middle school is already hard. You’re learning how to pick out your clothes and wear make up for the first time, and doing both very [...]

Ryan’s Story: Miracles, Medicine, and the Role of Christ in the Recovery Process

Ryan’s Story: Miracles, Medicine, and the Role of Christ in the Recovery Process

I've only just recently processed the Event that put my husband in a wheelchair, then led him to a little scooter, then to crutches for 8 weeks and eventually to complete healing and the ability to not only walk but to run again. Sometimes, it feels like only a story until I look down and see the question mark shaped scar on his leg. He says it feels like it happened ages ago. But to me, it feels like it happened just yesterday.

Transparent feelings at the end of a very good, long day here in Nicaragua

Transparent feelings at the end of a very good, long day here in Nicaragua

It's 10pm, and we've been up since 7am. The sound of my alarm clock going off was so long ago, I've forgotten that it even happened. It has been one of those days that feels like 3 days. Even sitting here trying to recount the day, I'm having trouble not mixing up the events from [...]