Fill Out the Damn Survey

Fill Out the Damn Survey

I go to Dairy Queen the other day to use a coupon for a hot fudge sundae. When I pay, the man at the cash…

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Changes and Your New Normal

Changes and Your New Normal

I have a lot of teachers in my life…family, friends. My mom was a teacher. She taught high school chemistry for many years followed by…

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Yes. No. (Or...Don't Make Me Read Your Mind or Facebook Posts)

Yes. No. (Or…Don’t Make Me Read Your Mind or Facebook Posts)

There are times it can seem the universe is sending you a message. Like a heartbeat it keeps coming at you…pounding out the memorandum. Over…

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Pigeons, Poses, and (Self) Parenting

Pigeons, Poses, and (Self) Parenting

Self-compassion, self-care, self-love…buzz words these days. And, I’m fine with that. It is hard IMPOSSIBLE to be self-giving if you do not have a self…

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I Need You to Face Me

I Need You to Face Me

I hear your door open late at night (or is it early morning?), your feet padding down the carpeted stairs. The sound changes as your…

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Love and Ashes

Love and Ashes

Sometimes I imagine God up in heaven leaning back with his feet propped up on an ottoman, popcorn in hand…getting some good ole fashioned belly…

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New Podcast Episode on Unstuck: A Conversation with a Gay Christian

New Podcast Episode on Unstuck: A Conversation with a Gay Christian

This podcast episode’s interview might be one of the most sacred I ever do. Amanda Kerr is a third year graduate student at Wake Forest…

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Don't Go Down (with the Ship)

Don’t Go Down (with the Ship)

Today I participated in what some might consider a rite of passage for one of my daughters. I sat nearby while she and a friend…

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Listen Up, Sweetheart.

Listen Up, Sweetheart.

I am sitting on the floor in my bedroom just outside the opened door of the bathroom where my five-year-old is taking a bath. I…

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Unstuck Episode 6: Understanding the Resettlement Process

Unstuck Episode 6: Understanding the Resettlement Process

You can find Unstuck on iTunes, Simplecast, or your favorite podcast venue. In Episode 6 of Unstuck I talk with Kaily Otten, a program director…

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Mirrors

Mirrors

“How does this look? I come out of my closet with an ivory silk scarf wrapped around my neck and in my favorite sweater, both…

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Unstuck Ep. 5: A Conversation on Power and Culture

Unstuck Ep. 5: A Conversation on Power and Culture

In this podcast I get to share with you my dear, courageous, strong friend, Lauren Barnett. Lauren is one of my most beautiful and eclectic…

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Unstuck Ep. 4: A Conversation About Being Black

Unstuck Ep. 4: A Conversation About Being Black

I am excited to share with you a conversation I recently had with Charlotte therapist, Resi Johnson, about her experiences of being Black in her…

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Ep. 3 Unstuck: A Conversation on Friendship

Ep. 3 Unstuck: A Conversation on Friendship

AHHH! I am so excited to be sharing this podcast with you today! We recorded it several months ago and it was worth the wait….

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Take Off Your Shoes

Take Off Your Shoes

Oh, friend. You’re close to it, aren’t you? To the burning. Oh, sweet friend. Ok. You feel the heat…“on the far side of the wilderness”…

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