McKinzie: Knowing Who I Am

McKinzie: Knowing Who I Am

I am alive, extraordinarily alive. I love to sing, sing loud and passionately. I am moved with and by music and the space in time it brings me into. My memories are hidden in music. I breathe in pain, wear it for awhile, and then let laughter and hope hang it back up...
Emily: Wrestling with Love

Emily: Wrestling with Love

Behind-the-scenes: This beautiful soul and I collided when we were both camp counselors in 2013–a magical year. Emily has the zest for life that only a handful of people are given, and it is what draws people to her. She reached out with a strand of hope that...
McKinzie: Redeeming Orange and Black

McKinzie: Redeeming Orange and Black

As some of you already know, this season is one of looking at my brokenness straight in the face. Days have been filled with uncontrollable laughter, unwanted tears, and unexpected experiences in even more unexpected places. One of these moments brought me back to the...
My Heartbeat

My Heartbeat

  Feels like blankets wrapped around burdened shoulders hand grasping hand tingling warmth on a mug of tea Looks like  laughter spilling out of me and into the world building a platform for wisdom to stand upon  being brave by looking into someone’s eyes...