Letting Yourself Break

Letting Yourself Break

Amber Haines' memoir, Wild in the Hollow, is a work of beauty that ignited a maelstrom of emotion in me. I wrote a review of it and have been honored to be a part of her book launch team. Amber has graciously opened her blog as a space for other writers to share some words on themes from her book: brokenness, church, desire, the Kingdom, and home. … [Read more...]

Wild in the Hollow {A Review + Giveaway}

Wild in the Hollow {A Review + Giveaway}

It is her story, but it it's my story too. The details differ, but the themes are the same. If you've ever longed for home. Wrestled with desire. Been broken and poured out. Then this memoir is for you. My copy arrived just in time for our family's vacation, and I stole time every car ride and evening devouring its beauty. Amber … [Read more...]

What Breaks your Heart? {And the Opportunity to Love on Orphans}

What Breaks your Heart? {And the Opportunity to Love on Orphans}

Today's post is a response to Bonnie Gray's writing prompt: broken. *** There was a time when I thought being broken meant I was weak. Broken equaled not being enough. It meant I was unacceptable. A failure. Damaged. These lies dominated my life during a time when I believed my performance determined my worth, especially in God's … [Read more...]