You Are Enough

Hello Readers. I have a question for you. I’m sorry if it’s too nosy or intense for you on a Monday morning, but I’ve got to ask it. Where do you find your worth? Last week, I could have answered that question quickly. Too quickly. But then, my friends, something happened that forced me to press in and seek a more honest answer. I faced a rejection I didn’t see coming. I’m not going to talk about the specifics of my situation because they don’t matter. It involved no heroes or villains, just a bunch of boring real-life people. This … Continue Reading »»

The miracle of friendship.

I’m thinking about friendship today. I don’t have any pretty words on the topic, because when I think about my friends, I am speechless. All I can get out is one of those guttural Anne Lamott prayers – “Wow.” Wow, God. My friends might on my mind more than usual today because I turn 28 on Sunday, and I am spending the weekend surrounded by the friends I’ve walked with in so many different stages of life. All of these decadent relationships built on trust and laughter and sharing all IN ONE PLACE. I can’t even process how amazing this … Continue Reading »»

A Quiet Heart In A Loud Life

This year has been a whirlwind and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop any time soon. A year ago, I was quietly clunking away at the first chapters of my book during Baby G’s nap times, and once a week I’d head up to San Jose for an improv class. Life was, for the most part, quiet. Baby G wasn’t talking yet. I didn’t have a lot of friends. I spent a lot of time in my own thoughts. I think I was bored, although I didn’t have the courage to admit it then. Then somewhere, somehow, my … Continue Reading »»