Sustainability

This fall, it’s been hard to stop habits I know are bad for me, even after telling myself I will. I buy flowers and light scented candles for my kitchen, put on new clothes, but the mistakes I make and doubts I have repeat themselves. I’m looping the same anxieties in my head as last […]

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Subtleties

Despite the moments lived and spent, the need to write always returns to my mind with time. The weekends this summer are booked full, evenings between filled with dinners with friends and errands, weekdays of good work at the soft, steady new job. As of a few months ago, I work where women’s vulnerability, healing, […]

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Generous Space Guest Post: Queering Biblical Womanhood

Hi friends! I’m proud to announce I’ve published a guest blog post for Generous Space, an LGBTQ+ Christian organization. I’ve had the privilege of attending their small group meetings since I moved to Vancouver about a year and a half ago. I’m very grateful to Beth Carlson-Malena for this opportunity and to everyone at Generous […]

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Navigation

This winter, living has felt heavy and lonely. The rain strikes me as it did a year ago, when I was unemployed, the feelings even more open than they were then. The year passed has not been quite so forgiving in recent months. The world is very large, the world is above my pay grade, […]

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Familiar

Hello, friends! I hope life is treating you well. It has been almost exactly a year since I first moved to Vancouver. I’ve been kept busy the last few months by the less poetic parts of mental health, struggling, and stress, including difficulties with banking and work and other less fun things. I have found […]

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Spirit Pride 2018

Hey! Long time no talk. Many things have been keeping me busy, some more exciting than others. Perhaps the most exciting thing to recently happen to me, I was sponsored to attend Spirit Pride: An LGBT Spirituality Conference here in Vancouver from July 27-29 and write an article about the event. You can read the article […]

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My Best

I’m sitting on a patio at a restaurant, alone, munching on fries. What can I say? I would never write at home. I’d lie on my bed and watch Netflix like anyone else. I know it’s been over two months since my last post. When are we going to stop pretending we believe me when […]

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