The Voices We Hear.

“And I know that I can survive. I will walk through fire to save my life. And I want it, I want my life so bad, I’m doing everything I can. You did not break me, I’m still fighting for peace.” – Sia, Elastic Heart I am surprised at how often I hear the voice of the […]

Knowing the Heart.

“Take delight in the Lord,     and he will give you the desires of your heart.” – Psalm 37:4 (NIV) It’s Friday night and like any good grad student, I’m avoiding my homework and procrastinating on the heaping amounts of reading I have to do before Monday. Instead, I’m listening to Miles Davis. “It Never Entered My […]

Tales of a Smother.

In the darkness I will meet my creators. They will all agree, I’m a suffocator. — “Smother” by Daughter If you know me at all, you know I love using metaphors. Metaphorizing my experience helps me wrap my brain around and name what’s happening in the chaos inside me. Recently, I was talking with a friend about naming […]

An Invitation into the Wilderness.

This post was originally written for my graduate school, The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, about being in the wilderness. It was a blessing to write and an honor to receive some of the feedback from readers, so I decided to post it here as well. To read the original post, click here. Over the […]