My wife and I are counting down to soaking in the joy of safety, celebration and hope we’ve found in your music. 18 days until we load up our Subaru Outback Wilderness and head north. 20 days until we arrive at The Gorge to pitch our hammocks for four nights of camping. 21 days until … More Dear Brandi,
“Do you think people are doing the best that they can?” A few weeks ago I listened to the final episodes of Brené Brown’s podcast, Unlocking Us, where she explored this question. Reading an excerpt from one of her books about a encountering an almost comically difficult person in a very challenging situation, she shows … More Their Best, Our Boundaries & Grief
I was nine years old. Standing at the bus stop before school, I was feeling self-conscious after a haircut my parents had just given me. A kindergartner came up to me and asked, “Are you a boy or a girl?” My face flashed hot and I mumbled an answer. I wanted to hide. I don’t … More Are you a boy or a girl?