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Love Riot |Book Thoughts|

Love Riot from Sara Barratt -- Publishing date 2020 We live in a world begging for love.Acceptance.Someone to walk alongside us. These last couple of months I'm seeing that more then ever.I contemplated walking away from the church when I was teenager because I ached for authenticity I saw in the Bible but was often … Continue reading Love Riot |Book Thoughts|

How Our Words of Encouragement To The Hurting Can Harm More than Heal

(FYI I wrote this post as a draft several weeks before but didn't realize how well it would apply to all that is going on now) I spent a lot of time in high school mentoring my peers and young school-aged kids. It was my passion as I not only began to overcome my own … Continue reading How Our Words of Encouragement To The Hurting Can Harm More than Heal

I’m Coming Out |A Post on Treating People (And Ourselves) Cliche|

When I was youger, before I understood or had learned much about sexual idenity, I wondered if something was wrong with me. I got along better with my guy friends and had few girl friends. I was also strongly passionate about defending women and women's rights, and in general I just didn't feel like I … Continue reading I’m Coming Out |A Post on Treating People (And Ourselves) Cliche|

*Deep Breath* |when life gets crazy…I run away|

Sometimes life is crazy. Like I can't-catch-my-breath-need-to-press-reset crazy. The whole world has been on one of the those lately. When I was younger, I called the mountains where my grandparents lived, my "reset place." I remember nearing High School graduation and sitting on the hill behind their house. I was torn between what I wanted … Continue reading *Deep Breath* |when life gets crazy…I run away|