2018, explore, observer, present, purpose, writing

Visibility and Vulnerability

Last week Christianne of Bookwifery hosted an Instagram challenge related to visibility and vulnerability. You can see the many posts by using this hashtag: #bookwiferyvisibilitychallenge. She hosted this challenge because of her own work on becoming more visible about the work she does in helping people discern whether they are ready to write a book,… Continue reading Visibility and Vulnerability

2018, brave, Brene Brown, feelings, grief, infertility, relationships, writing

Battling My Giant

Yesterday I listened to a sermon about David and Goliath. Referencing Malcolm Gladwell’s book, the pastor shared that the way to defeat a “giant” is to admit your weakness, then find an unconventional solution to take down the giant. In David’s case, he admitted that he couldn’t bear the weight (both literally and figuratively) of… Continue reading Battling My Giant

aunt, brave, camino de santiago, family, friends, gratitude, grief, half-marathons, infertility, marriage, moment, pilgrim, relationships, Walking, writing

A Beautiful Life

While talking with my colleague the topic of grief came up. She mentioned how a mutual acquaintance once said something to the effect of, “one grief story is one grief story.” In other words, no two are alike. I agree, but it also highlights the loneliness of grief. No one, anywhere, can understand exactly what… Continue reading A Beautiful Life