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he saves them all

he saves them all

Today I doubted that God was for me. My body felt my thoughts and refused to rally. Maybe you heard.  We had a house fire. This is not going to be one of those times where I say things from my life that you can […]

falling in trust

falling in trust

“Wait.  Go back,” Blair says, “because you were not in love and then you were.  Say how that went.”  She wants the messy part detangled and she knows I know exactly what happened.  She can wait.

the decadent disaster of love

the decadent disaster of love

Sometimes the thing you do for the right reasons has the wrong results. You never know, when you love big and hard, exactly how the narrative will uncurl.

Better than you could ever imagine is always a possibility.

half empty or half full?

half empty or half full?

When things happen to us, we sift and resift information to shape how we see the world….it’s all in the framing. – Shankar Vedantam

Asking our friends about their core optimism or pessimism is always fascinating. You may think you have a handle on where she falls on the spectrum just from doing life together, but your opinion about her does not make it so.

The right amount of curiosity cracks open a doorway to deeper trust.

How do you keep from losing your balance?

How do you keep from losing your balance?

The habits that make our life feel strong and sound underneath our feet are the ones we have tweaked for their highest functionality and comfort – both ends are the same.

The rhythms that work get chiseled to fine features in a life that stays steady when the struggle is real.