Let’s Stop Ignoring Grieving People

One of the hardest things about grief is that we tend to avoid grieving people.

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What I’m into January 2015 – The Plaid Shirt Edition

What I’m Into this month: Kids in Plaid, more books, Juneuary weather

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A Fabulous Risk

I don’t completely avoid risky endeavours but I’m not seeking them out either. Hence, the friendship I’ve chose to write about is rather ironic – it was risky!

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Feminism: Should the Church Take it or Leave it?

As easy as it is to find the word feminism in the media, it’s equally as difficult to find it within the church.
Should Christians avoid or embrace the word feminism?

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Major Career Change 1-2-3

I don’t even like the term “life coach” – coach maybe, but to me “life coach” has an odd new-age and ambiguous ring to it. Technically anyone can slap this title on a business card and voila – a new career. In fact, coaches of all kinds are popping up everywhere! Sleep coaches, personality coaches, dating coaches. It’s all the rage. Nothing grates on me more than this label. Yet, here I am: a certified life coach. How did this happen? Why did it happen?

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Living with Someone Else’s Mental Illness – Justin’s story

To live with someone with mental illness can be a constant question mark. You’re never sure the person you’re going to get.

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Living with Someone Else’s Mental Illness – Aaron’s story

It’s hard sharing my wife with such an invisible illness.

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Advent: Mary Liturgy

She said yes

having done nothing to earn His favour

having nothing to offer…

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Living with Someone Else’s Mental Illness – Caris’ Story

Coming to realize that I grew up in the shadow of someone else’s mental illness made me realize that my normal isn’t everyone’s normal, that my normal wasn’t normal or healthy or safe.

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My 816 square feet

I’ve been meaning to write about our little “house” for a while now and when the opportunity to write a (de) tales post for my friend Cara’s blog came up I took it.

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