Browsing Tag

family

  • Life Musings

    Full Circle

    Yesterday was a special day. “Happy Anniversary!” my friend texted me. The anniversary I was celebrating wasn’t your typical one. It wasn’t a romantic one, a sober one, or even a friendship…

  • Life Musings

    The Landing is Soft

    As I write this, I’m sitting at my grandmother’s old desk, surrounded by family photos and an assortment of colorful sticky notes with handwritten quotes on them, birthday cards, vintage cut-outs of…

  • 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…

  • Life Musings, North America

    On Roots and Belonging

    There is a restlessness to my silence, a boredom in my soul, lodging itself in my heart. I am staring at the beautiful outdoors of rural Maine, arm-wrestling all of the coincidences and circumstances…

  • Africa, Faith, Life Musings

    Serendipity

    Tears are streaming down her cheek as we sit in the quiet chapel. She looks up at the dome ceiling, the late afternoon winter light barely illuminating the space around us. She…

  • Life Musings

    Thanksgiving (without) malaria

         Light filters through the windows, spiderwebs glisten in the shimmery softness and stillness. The house is empty and I have yet to get dressed, an afternoon of comfort, of Thanksgiving.…