Browsing Tag

relationships

  • Poetry

    Telescope

    “Your heart is a telescope,” I hear a man on the radio tell me. “An empty bucket for collecting light.” It collects a lot of other things, too. Beach trash Pebbles with…

  • Faith, Life Musings

    Love Circles

    I have a secret. One I’m really excited and nervous about. A handful of people already know, but I think I’m ready to share it with you, too. So…here it is. Two weeks…

  • Africa, Europe, Life Musings

    Resolution

    I’m sitting in a church pew in Germany, listening to a children’s choir sing German Christmas carols. To my right is a friend I met the very first time I traveled to…

  • Europe, Life Musings

    Home is wherever I’m with you

    “Where are you from?” “Where is home?” I am asked the same questions over and over again by volunteers who are greeting refugees from places like Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq who have just arrived…

  • Life Musings

    Moving beyond feminism

    For those of you who I haven’t shared this with yet, I’m staying in Chicago to spend the next two months writing a book about many of the pivotal experiences that have…