First chill, then stupor, then the letting go

Since I shared with you about the loss I’m currently navigating, so so so many of you have reached out to me and told me what you’re facing. Impossible situations. The kinds of things you can’t see beyond, you cannot even imagine what your life will look...

This is for all of us who have lost something . . .

The last year has been the hardest year of my life. I have found myself in the middle of my greatest fear, walking through the very situation I would have done anything to avoid. One year ago, my husband, Steve, came home from back-to-back deployments — he had...

Every Wall Becomes a Door

If you’ve read Begin Again, you might have seen the beautiful poem by Fr. Francis Dorrf that I chose for the epigraph of the book. It reads: I’ll know I’ve been raised from the dead When everything becomes a door— Every brick wall, Every dead end, Every...

Reflections on Release Day

Today is “release day” for my new book, Begin Again. Some of you will go to your mailbox today and you’ll do what I did a week or so ago — you’ll find a package and you’ll open it to find this book. What a wild thing. I can still...
Good Things Galore (Free for YOU!)

Good Things Galore (Free for YOU!)

Hello PRECIOUS TRIBE! Lots going on over here, and I want to make sure you’re in the know about it all! First, welcome to my newly updated site, if you haven’t seen it already! Grateful to all the hands who helped give it a fresh face.* Click around and check out all...