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Still, I Rise

Still, I Rise

Reporting live, once again, from the Messy Middle. I'm just gonna go ahead and capitalize that phrase, since it's become a helpful marker for wherever the heck I am right now. I've been writing to you over the last few weeks about this idea of being in the midst of...

homes for the homeless

homes for the homeless

There are a lot of different ways to be homeless, to feel displaced in your own life. Relationally homeless. Spiritually homeless. Physically homeless. Professionally homeless. Even emotionally homeless, as waves of tragedy and violence fill this world we are trying...

YOU are not your circumstances

YOU are not your circumstances

I spoke to an amazing group of women this weekend. we talked about the word BRAZEN and how it literally means "unashamed" and "unapologetic." We talked about receiving our identity, reclaiming our voices, and recovering our souls, which is all a part of the brazen...

you are the beginning and the end

Yesterday at church, we sang the line "You are the beginning and the end" over and over again as a chorus to one of the worship songs. And it took me right to this thought: Even when we are in the midst of a messy middle in life, and I am (and some of you are too),...

Holding Both

I talked in my post last week about how being still, being right where we are, often takes more energy than jumping up into frantic action. We want to "be present," but we underestimate how much discipline and grace is required in returning, over and over again, to...

LEEANA

is a writer, mother of three, and storyteller.