Collateral Beauty

I, like many of you, read and deeply resonated with Jen Hatmaker’s Good Friday post, When Treasured Things Are Dead. Jen and I have had different journeys, different experiences, and I can’t even fathom her pain and grief. I grieve for her, and with her. And I know the difficulty of untangling life and ministry, Jesus […]

On Leaving and On Looking Ahead to the Uncomfortable Unknown

Yesterday I posted a picture of me packing up my office. And several of you guys were like, “Um, what?!?” So here’s a little bit of what’s been happening in my life and in my heart. A week or so ago I resigned from my role as COO and Strategist of the IF:Gathering. Yep. BIG change. […]

Going. Going. Gone.

Yesterday, I packed up what was left of my life in California. In between errands and goodbyes, I stole an hour with my friend Jennie {yes, I reposted a guest post I did for her yesterday} and her husband Zac. They like many, asked how my transition has been, what I’m leaving behind and what […]

7 Clues I Never Fully Adapted To Orange County

While I have embraced the word “dude “{because dude just works}, complained about being “freezing” when the temperature was well above 50 degrees Fahrenheit, and added a ”the” before mentioning an interstate, still I am not sure I ever fully adapted to Orange County lifestyle. Here are seven clues: 1. I never took my dog […]