Clumsy Erin

There’s a question that’s been going around and around in my head lately, and it’s a doozie. Before I get to it, I will give you a little background. Two weeks ago was the gospel story where Jesus comes back to all of the apostles but poor Thomas is missing in action. He doesn’t see…

Read More

Depression and Holiness

I’m delving in to something real today. Personally, I am mildly uncomfortable talking about my depression. There’s a fine line between hiding who you are and understanding that you can’t be defined by one piece of yourself; but regardless,  like many others, I’ve gotten relatively good at projecting happiness outwardly regardless of how I feel…

Read More

Open Hands

The holidays are the best time for nostalgia to creep up. Memories find you that you didn’t even know you had. For me, it’s seeing Christmas lights on my drive home. I am overcome with something resembling homesickness–a feeling like the one you get when your heart is both full at the thought of home…

Read More

The Game of What Ifs

Lately, I have not had a chance to clear my head. The stress of moving combined with the noise of the everyday life-work-balance has been overpowering me, and I have not been attuned to God’s voice. I prayed for an opportunity to escape into the silence and God provided it in an unexpected place. Since…

Read More