Book Review: Never Unfriended by Lisa-Jo Baker

Book Review Friendships

In my tribe, I’m the left leaning, Jesus loving, tree hugging hippy-who-wears-a-bra, poet against systemic oppression friend. I stick out in my tribe but come hell or high-water, I can always run to and run for the fab three: Lonna, Kathleen, and Arlene.

Book Review: Still Waiting by Ann Swindell

Book Review Faith Grace Strength Waiting

And while I wait to be released from my own struggles, Still Waiting drives hope into my life. It takes me by the hand and says, me too. This is what it is to wait well.

Begin Again: The Dream That Used to Seem Impossible by Emily Conrad

Faith Guest Post Writing

These things mark a fresh willingness to seek out new beginnings. They are proof of an understanding that it’s not too late to change, to rediscover truth, to try something new.

Bury Us With Dignity

Latinx Marginalized

Hey Friends, I’m over at The Lookout Magazine writing about marginalized bodies. Come over and read, Bury Us With Dignity. Thanks for joining me. Amor y Abrazos, Click here to sign up for my newsletter:

Passion Reactions: Wrestling With Your Call & 3 Ways to Remain Humble

community Faith Grace Prayer Solitude Strength Waiting Writing

We need to get to the place where we can walk uncharted waters without the voice in our heads spreading doubt and confusion.

#FiveMinuteFriday: REFINE (a poem)

Faith Grace Poetry Solitude Strength Writing

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is REFINE.  Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes (//) indicate where the timer started and ended. Your turn! Join us at Kate’s

Let Go of The Christian Identity Marker

Faith Grace

“…Sometimes I find myself talking about God so much He becomes more of an identity marker than an identity changer in my life.”  – Lysa Terkeurst I mean who wants to be around someone whose answer

Begin Again: Endure the Inner Battle With Renegade Faith

Faith Family Grace Strength

Tomorrow morning I will wake and my tween son and teenage daughter will wake with their dads and stepmoms. Not with me. It’s been this way for years and it doesn’t get any easier. I’m

Merry Christmas from the Cisneros Family

Faith

For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and give his life as ransom for many.   – Mark 10:45 Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Season’s Greetings! Happy Holidays!

Let Grace Replace Your Fight

Christmas Faith Strength

These last two weeks were riddled with situations that, only a few months ago, would have sent me off the deep end with fire on my tongue and venom in my voice. Co-Parenting is hard