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Holy Ground to Our Story

I obeyed because I knew He was giving me the chance to not only walk out of my prison of shame that had caused wounds to myself and to her, but also to obliterate the whole effing thing so that it wouldn’t be a place I would run to in our friendship ever again.

Holy Ground to Our Story

The Load

I don’t want to ignore what the loneliness is trying to tell me because the broken places in me need to be dealt with, but I also don’t want the loneliness to overshadow every day in this season.

The Load

Percentages and Margins

and i tried to talk to myself as i would a friend… ”this is a season, it won't always feel like your percentages are completely taken up, you are normal.”

Percentages and Margins

Keep Inviting

If you’re wondering where that community is for you, I want to hand you my bouquet of lavender… I extend this to you in confident affirmation that it IS coming. You won’t always feel lonely or disconnected.

Keep Inviting

Following Up

This could be the moment where my life radically changes...Everything will change if I have breast cancer. The tears began to well up and I just decided, screw it. Let them all out.

Following Up

Mom Tribes

at one point, between the blood and tears and pizza and crying, she said "kel, moms just need moms." and it struck me. that's EXACTLY what i need in this season of my life.

Mom Tribes

The Tree First

I would allow myself to slowly seep in this idea of self-absorption, but over time, the untended segments of my soul yielded what was cultivated; self-centeredness.

The Tree First

Choosing Connection

Why is it that I pull away from the very thing that I desire by chasing after something easier and quicker that only leads me further from what I truly want?

Choosing Connection