Love Without the Feeling

Love Without the Feeling

This post is part of a new project that I’m working on. Visit Jess Alston’s website to learn more about the Dig Deep Podcast. I arrived late and sat in the back pew at my best friend's wedding. Really, I shouldn't have even received an invitation after all the hurtful words I spewed at her one dark [...]

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Why We Can’t Do All the Things

Why We Can’t Do All the Things

This post is part of a new project that I’m working on. Visit Jess Alston’s website to learn more about the Dig Deep Podcast. I’m not the one to naturally ask, “Can I get you anything else?” I’ve learned and practiced a bit over the years, a little spit-shine technique to show just a dash of hospitality [...]

We Need Each Other

We Need Each Other

This post is part of a new project that I’m working on. Visit Jess Alston’s website to learn more about the Dig Deep Podcast. My trip to Italy felt like my Cheryl Strayed and Reese Witherspoon Wild journey (the book and the movie), pushing my body in ways that I didn’t know I could handle. One day [...]

Dear Self

Dear Self

This post is part of a new project that I’m working on. Visit Jess Alston’s website to learn more about the Dig Deep Podcast. Someone asked me recently to tell them my top three qualities: creative, thoughtful, and then I couldn’t think of a third one, so I said I was funny. I should probably tell you [...]

What Did I Do to Deserve This?

What Did I Do to Deserve This?

This post is part of a new project that I’m working on. Visit Jess Alston’s website to learn more about the Dig Deep Podcast. “Mercy is radical kindness. Mercy means offering or being offered aid in desperate straits. Mercy is not deserved. It involves absolving the unabsolvable, forgiving the unforgiveable.” ― Anne Lamott, Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy [...]