“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.” -Ephesians

My desire is to use my writing to promote transparency within the Christian community on topics such as mental health, struggling with one’s faith, and facing physical, emotional, and/or spiritual trials.

  • A Broken Hallelujah

    A Broken Hallelujah

    It’s “Joy” week in the season of Advent. There’s a cognitive dissonance there, right? The world doesn’t feel very joyful. It hasn’t been in a long time.  Christmas is supposed to be the happiest time of the year, but pain doesn’t cease to be pain just because we drape it in lights and bows. I can deck the long, dark…

  • Thanksgiving for the Weary Soul

    Thanksgiving for the Weary Soul

    This time of year has been one filled with tension for several years now. From 2019-2021, I was sick in one way or another and unable to eat more than a few bites. It took me a year to recover from my MALS surgery–so I spent that Thanksgiving in pain as well. I guess in…

  • What it Really Means to Have Courage

    What it Really Means to Have Courage

    We all need courage to face the world around us, it just might require letting go of what we think courage is and taking up the ways He leads us down.