the whole package…

the whole package…

When we moved into this little lakeside cottage those three years ago, we questioned how the padding feet, laughter, and voices of visiting loved ones would fit. We didn't know, as we unpacked boxes and found creative ways to make this space our own, that those were questions we wouldn't have to worry about. With [...]

flower…

flower…

Like so many of us, I've spent weeks swept up in the Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Podcast. It has been unexpectedly triggering, validating, freeing (sort of), and oddly explanatory of so many experiences and emotions that just didn't make sense. I was a little girl when I received my sexual education, though in [...]

trusting the journey…

trusting the journey…

I sit here typing these words at forty-five years old. Forty-five... How did that happen? I still feel seventeen inside, barely treading in too-deep-water and wondering when I'll be able to stop pretending like I've got this whole thing under control. I also, admittedly, feel about ninety-two, or at least how I imagine ninety-two to [...]

let’s talk about our men…

let’s talk about our men…

I wanted to take a moment to talk a little bit about mental health. Primarily, men's mental health. I love that more conversations are happening and we are, as a people, more willing to recognize this issue. With most mental health things, we often do nothing because we feel powerless to make an impact or [...]