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love was never the problem. The lack of love always was.

Maybe faith isn’t about certainty, but learning to ask – and sit in the complexity of – good questions. This post was circulating on my Facebook feed last week. It caused me to sit with the complex question and wonder what is my faith really based on? Is it based on what others have taught me to believe with absolute certainty, or is it based on what I have learned by asking… Read More

I tried to defeat the church in my own mind and see what kind of person was left behind. Allen, Under the Banner of Heaven *Spoiler Alert* Recently, my husband and I finished watching the Fox series Under the Banner of Heaven. The series is based on actual events around the brutal murders of Brenda Lafferty and her infant daughter. Brenda grew up in a loving family with a father who was… Read More

The very fact that we are still seeking love after toxicity tells me how powerful a force it is that it is able to break through and let us know that we deserve it and that our children deserve it.