May 15, 2017
I feel a lightening of the load in home and homeschool. I have more mental energy for other things. After a seasoning of healing, my confidence has returned and we have a real need to increase our financial means; all of which means, it's time once again to pursue income-earning work.
May 10, 2017
It takes energy to wrestle with my faith. It can be an intellectually rigorous process and it can shake the foundations, and I don't always have the cognitive energy or the emotional security to challenge and question authority, both outer and inner.
May 8, 2017
How my tradition understood the Bible and the growing cognitive dissonance I started to experience as a young adult between science and literal Biblical interpretation, left me with a fraught relationship with this sacred text.
May 4, 2017
Faith for me has always been wrapped up, like a ball of yarn, with family and church. Family, God, and church; I was raised in the rich soil of all three. But that doesn't mean I understood the full measure and message of the gospel of Christ. I probably still don't.
May 1, 2017
I wasn't planning to write about my faith - my evolving journey with the Bible, church teaching and tradition, and my personal experiences; but it seems now is the time to do so.
April 17, 2017
We go through experiences that wear us down to our core, and break our shell. And these experiences, like my long distance hike, will show us what's operating below the surface of our lives. And it won't be your goodness that will help light the path through this wreckage, it will be your courage.
April 14, 2017
The mountains are an insistent call in our life, and spring fever is real. Satisfying the itch for outdoors and adventure while raising our teens in a supportive community, this is the balancing act of our lives.