An Honest Conversation

Every year around our anniversary, the man that married my husband and I will call to check in. I have known him most of my life, plus he’s a fellow creative, so it feels far less like a pastor calling and much more like catching up with an old friend. He asked how I was…

Do You See What I See?

Since I first took a deep dive of introspective focus on body image, I’ve honed in on something: Our society is quick to notice and value the surface. Obviously – I mean, it’s natural to acknowledge the first thing we see. And through diet culture, we’re pressured to keep up appearances for whatever reason currently…

Patience, Young Grasshopper

I had one big pep talk this morning with a little wonder on the side of what this session would hold. Might this be the last one? I’ve made so much progress and feel so much better! Am I “cured?” As I wrapped up the last two chapters in the book I’d been working through for…

Spark and Sponge

Fall (my absolute favorite time of year) finally started showing its face last week so my husband and I ventured out on the lake over the weekend to soak up the last bits of sun and marvel that October is already upon us. “I mean, think about everything you’ve been through these past ten months!”…