Beautiful Suffering

Suffering is ugly. It creates pursed lips, furrowed brows, and ulcers. Suffering is both emotionally and physically painful, and we often suffer in silence – wearing a highly concealed mask of happiness while our insides twist and rot like the roots of a dead tree. Many of us are quietly suffering and deathly afraid of […]

The Ways of our Father

I have an interview this afternoon at Anthropologie. Usually, I would end that last sentence with an ever-perpetual exclamation point, but as the morning turns and as my mind is consumed with  the thoughts of my day, I can’t help but feel the weight of discouragement, failure and sadness. My early and unwanted exit from […]