About Time and About Technology

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Until last month, I had cried exactly three times in a movie theater. The first was when E.T. died (because it was 1982, and I was 8 years old). The second was during the final …

How I left church and found God in rehab

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The following is a "deleted scene" from my book "Girl at The End of the World: my escape from fundamentalism in search of faith with a future" (available March 18, 2014). It is the story …

What I Am Finding At The End Of Myself

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I am in a season where I have to daily depend on Jesus to make it through. When our third baby joined the pack in October, it was clear: there is no manning up, no …

Culture

January 24 2014

Fragile

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When I hit the ice, I’m thinking about my son, Dane and the snow globe. We have a couple of them that we get out at Christmas every year, and he’s been playing with them all …

Culture

January 23 2014

I Love Jesus and I’m Burning Out

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I wish I didn't have to write this post. It's a bit embarrassing, hard to admit to. I've often prided myself on being the girl who Gets. Things. Done. This has worked for me most of …

Family

January 23 2014

On Parenting Honey Badgers

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I'm a natural with babies. One of those earth mama types with babes slung close to my heart, I rarely met an early parenting problem that couldn't be fixed or at least ameliorated by proximity …

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