Vulnerability used to be hard. At eleven years old, there was no way on God’s green planet I would let my friends know I wasn’t allowed to watch the show they were all talking about. You’re kiddin’ yourself if you thought anyone knew my only name brand shirts were hand-me-downs. And yes of course I got … Continue reading When Vulnerability isn’t Sexy
People are messy. What a cute little sentiment, right? Right out of college, I wanted to love messy people. I wanted to dig into their lives and their stories and hold them through the difficulty and point them to Jesus in the hopelessness. I wanted to do this in the same way I wanted to … Continue reading Contemplating Messy People and If I Am a Horrible Person.
I have hated small talk for as long as I can remember. Yes, I do participate in it myself, but underneath the smiles and chats I'm secretly screaming, "Tell me your deepest fears and craziest dreams and tell them to me now!" If you must have small talk, let me help: This is a comprehensive, yet … Continue reading 5 Phrases to Never Say Ever Ever