Archive for My Struggle

Reflecting on Psalm 139- A Poem

Reflecting on Psalm 139- A Poem

Sometimes a poem can say it better than a post.  This is a spoken word poem that I recently shared at my local church in an effort to convey to others, particularly those who have never struggled with their faith, some of the hopelessness, fear,…

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What it Means to Be a Woman of Christ

As I mentioned in the last post, I have struggled and continue to struggle with the role of women in the church. Growing up, my views of Christianity were often negative and woven with thoughts of patriarchal mastership and misogyny.  This just isn’t true. From…

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My Struggles with Authority

My Struggles with Authority

  When I started looking into Christianity seriously it was fair to say that I was more than a little gun shy concerning the role of women. In fact, I still struggle with it frequently, but in a different way than I would have imagined (don’t…

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Where is God Today?

Where is God Today?

  Today I watched the videos of the recent shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, two black men killed by police officers. Those videos shook me to my core. Not because they are graphic; I’ve seen blood. But to witness someone’s life so violently…

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Being A Christian Misfit

Being A Christian Misfit

Today is more of a personal post. I’m not sure if it will be “helpful” in the traditional sense. There is no 10 steps or bullet points. It’s simply my heart and how it feels today, though I like to think there is a place…

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Leaving Skepticism Behind

Leaving Skepticism Behind

didn’t discover God until my mid-thirties. It was strange, I suppose. I was very happily settled in skepticism and had created my own little idea of how the world worked, death, and the like. I was exposed to Christian beliefs in the form of Sunday…

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