(in)courage, Community

Happiness Profile: Relator

I love people. If you know me at all, this is not news to you. Almost nothing feeds my soul more than spending time with people I care about, and who care about me. At the end of an evening spent with friends, I can barely fall asleep because my mind and heart are still…

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Community, Friendship

How To Feed Your Soul

You can be so busy you forget to feed your soul. I called her late in the afternoon, without much warning, and even less to offer. There’d be no quiet space out amid the hum of a restaurant or coffee shop. Just the shooshing of my dishwasher and the sight of my kitchen sink piled…

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Allume, Community, Dreams, Growth, Passion

I’ve been back from Allume for two and a half days. I’m not finished unpacking, physically, nor emotionally. I told you before I went that I’d learned a thing or two since going last year, and on some level, I think I carried unspoken expectations with me for what this year would be like. I…

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Community, Five Minute Friday

I’m here at Allume, where we just did a live Five Minute friday Write, here’s mine.   Standing in a room with 400 women and realizing that each one has a distinct message to share. Our stories are as varied as the autumn leaves flanking the trees outside and our voice for sharing these stories…

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Community, Five Minute Friday

It’s Friday–just. And so I’m taking just five tiny minutes to write without worrying or editing. You should join us, there’s nothing like the Five Minute Friday community. Seriously. The prompt this week is Join. Go. My morning starts with the Hello Mornings gang all meeting up on twitter for some amazing fellowship and prayer…

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