“The people who most impacted my life are the ones that just sat with me.” My clients say things all of the time that affect me deeply, but this statement, uttered by a dear soul a few weeks ago, took my breath away. It wasn’t new insight for either of […]

The Theology of Sitting

When I was a kid, “Saved By the Bell” was one of my favorite shows. I know I’m not alone in this; it was our generation’s “Friends” before there was “Friends.” Three guys, three girls. Just doing life together. Like all of you, I remember feeling so excited and so […]

He Crossed, We Circle

Exactly three years ago today, when I was pregnant with our daughter, I spoke at a women-only event for our church. The event was an extension of a sermon series my husband had just completed, called DTR: Defining True Romance, and its purpose was to allow women to gather together […]

Fish and Loaves

Women who claim “you’re-so-pretty” as a part of their narrative sit on my couch weekly. For as long as I can remember, people have always told me, “You’re so pretty!” At first it felt satisfying, and I’d say thank you. But eventually, it started to feel like pressure. “You’re-so-pretty” became […]

“You’re So Pretty”