Imperfection

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I don’t know how you came to be in this world. I don’t know who has walked out your front door or your heart. I don’t know if finding a […]

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Despite what people said and what I had expected, college was not the season of life where I found out who I was. It was all too easy to sign […]

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i. I remember it like it was yesterday, when a new-to-me-speaker posed a question that crawled under my skin and has been itching ever since– “Are you the kind of […]

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This post was previously published in May 2013, but the message is one many of us need to hear on a regular basis. We hope this speaks to you today. […]

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The last weeks of my pregnancy were glorious. Well, not the aching hips or the insomnia. Or the nothing-in-my-closet-fits situation, either. And to be honest, despite being excited for our […]

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Every True Thing

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I’m teaching the importance of words. I hope my kids learn this. But first I have to learn it myself and these lessons are hard learned. Words matter. The things […]

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When I was in Kindergarten, I was determined to be the best. The best student. The best friend. The best reader. Sometime in the fall, my class was outside for […]

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Over our dinner of smoked brisket and collard greens, Faith turns to me with eyes smiling and says, “Hey mama, tell us about the time when you actually. fell. for daddy.” I swallow […]