What My Blog is About

What My Blog is About

If you are new to my blog, welcome! I blog about family, faith, disability, privilege, culture and the intersection of all of these realities. I tend to use events and stories from my life and the lives of my friends, family and neighbors as a way to begin conversations about…
Reflections on Suffering… and Love

Reflections on Suffering… and Love

Last week, I spoke with a group of women about the age-old question of how a good God could allow acts of senseless terror and undeserved suffering in this world. In our case, we were thinking about personal tragedies that end in death–cancer, premature birth, degenerative illness. And yet these…
Guest Sermon: Salem Covenant Church

Guest Sermon: Salem Covenant Church

The 4 Things John 5 teaches us about healing, which is to say, about God “Biblically speaking, health isn’t the absence of illness. Health isn’t the absence of anything. It is the presence of God.” I recently had the chance to reflect on that thought and the nature of Jesus…
Vacation Recipe: Gazpacho

Vacation Recipe: Gazpacho

I am not a chef. I do not make complicated dishes. I repeat tried and true recipes to the point that guests will say things like, “Oh good! I really like this one.” I have made a point of never learning how to grill so that at least one area…