From the archives, originally posted in 2016. In light of the recent headlines with Colton Haynes officially coming out, I've had many people ask me if I regret it at all in my own journey. What I can say is that I entirely echo Colton's words that "acting 24 hours a day is exhausting". What I regret is the time I spent living... Continue Reading →
I've always been an independent person. I was the strong-willed child that knew what she wanted, the edgy teen who didn't take flack from anyone, and the travelling idealist looking for a place to put roots down—in her own time.
Every week I try to write about a different Christian buzzword and today’s buzzword is same sex attracted/love the sinner, hate the sin. I have been struggling to come up with something to write all week as the reasons to ascribing to this philosophy are as varied as the people that Christians are bred to... Continue Reading →
I've been trying to think of what to say in the wake of events over the past six weeks. The world is a messy place right now. At times it can feel overwhelming and even pointless to add to the volume of dissenting voices. It can feel like the sound of my objections, my values... Continue Reading →
Then the man said, “Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with humans and have overcome.” ~ Genesis 32:28 In the Bible, when people encounter God and become changed, oftentimes God will grant them a new name. Gideon became Jerubbal. Sarai became Sarah. Jacob became Israel.... Continue Reading →