McKinzie: Trying to be Seen

McKinzie: Trying to be Seen

“O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit and when I rise. You discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways.” –Psalms 139:1-3 Sometimes, I wonder, “If I asked people what they...
Katelyn: Continuing an Unfinished Story

Katelyn: Continuing an Unfinished Story

Sometimes I share the words I receive from God for the person and the direction of the interview. I would like to do that with you now. The words I got for you–Katelyn–were, “vision,” “worth,” “comparison,” and “pain.” Do any of these words strike chords...
Heather: Learning to Breathe

Heather: Learning to Breathe

You know those moments that catch you off guard, the ones that steal breath from your lungs and moisture from your eyes? I lived in one of those moments recently. I was sitting across from a beautiful soul named Heather. Picture with me: straw blonde hair and...
Isaac: Remaining Needy

Isaac: Remaining Needy

The story of a man choosing God’s grace over performance Behind-the-scenes: Isaac and I met in our younger years and became close friends. We both had a need for intellectual conversation and a mutual love for long words—like audacious and proverbial. However,...
Mary: Alive for Me

Mary: Alive for Me

Have you ever met someone who you thought could not exist? This may sound like a strange question to some, but it is one I have had to answer “yes” twice in my life. The first “yes” was the day I met my future husband, Justin. I, honestly, did not believe a man could...
Martha: A Labor of Love

Martha: A Labor of Love

Martha and I met on accident through a mutual friend. (Thanks Bam) I was struck by her tenacity for the world and the people in it. She walked with quiet purpose, sincere hope, and passion. Allow me to introduce you to the story behind Nafiinu, a re-purposed vintage...