Rebuild The Jagged Edges

Rebuild The Jagged Edges 3872 2592 Sarah Rennicke

Too early to rise, yet I am lulled out of bed, wide awake and aware stars still gleam in the sky. Coffee quickly brewing in the kitchen, my lifeline. This…

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Falling Behind (a personal essay)

Falling Behind (a personal essay) 1920 1271 Caroline Bardwell

From my perspective, our human instinct is to navigate life as if we were going for a long hike on a beautiful day. Although you believe you are capable of…

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Begin-Again 1920 1280 Chris Wheeler

Life is in the Begin-Again (dust and blood and birth); in You Who Are, the Beginning that begets all beginnings. Each morning I am again, blinking through the after-death and…

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I Am A Reformer

I Am A Reformer 1920 1080 Traci Rhoades

Reformer: a person who makes changes to something in order to improve it. I suppose it’s time I called it like it is. Rather than wearing the title as a…

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Make No Excuses For This

Make No Excuses For This 1920 1280 Aliyah Lauren Jacobs

I was still rubbing my thick, heavy, sleep weary eyes when I got the message on my phone. It was from my brother who, by his own admission, is not…

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Sick Woman

Sick Woman 1920 1271 Lyndsey Medford

Sick women make friends with our pain. After we run out of places to go, after our friends tire of asking about it and our families tire of accomodating us,…

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Credence 1920 1280 Patrick Connors

I believe in God, whom we may worship in any way fitting, as long as it is a dogma based on reverence; tolerance and respect for all; a spirit which…

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All There Is Is Everything

All There Is Is Everything 1920 1280 Patrick Connors

Beautiful vision, born of barren Earth Can’t really sense how we don’t understand Until seasons in time when we’re not blind Won’t see all You said all along is true…

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Every Seed Must Die

Every Seed Must Die 1920 1280 The Promise Is Hope

The Promise Is Hope Every Seed Must Die © 2018 Old Bear Records 11 Tracks / 36 Minutes “It’s the dark night of the soul / Never slept in a…

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Before I Boarded The Train

Before I Boarded The Train 1920 1080 Renee Emerson

–Corrie Ten Boom I strung up a Bible between my shoulder blades, felt its reassuring pat pat, our bodies just bodies packed together in filth, cattled  toward the camp.  My father hid people …

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Jesus, Social Injustice, & Me: Being A Voice For The Least Of These

Jesus, Social Injustice, & Me: Being A Voice For The Least Of These 1920 1280 Sierra White

What makes you excited?hat burns in your soul? What has God placed in your heart to do or say? I have been doing a lot of soul-searching these last few…

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Hey Church, Stop Sad-Shaming Me

Hey Church, Stop Sad-Shaming Me 1920 1280 Jason Ramsey

Irecently heard a sermon about ‘how to avoid contentment’. It was part of an otherwise-enlightening series about ‘how to mess up’ in life. In it, the pastor, who I greatly…

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