Authenticity…Vulnerability…Embrace Your Story

Authentic   That has been my “word of the year” (along with vulnerability). I found myself gravitating toward it in 2016 originally. What does it mean to have “authentic relationships” or to live “an authentic life”?  These are questions I pondered quietly to myself and throughout my day. I had heard it in a sermon …

Through The Fire….And Coming Out Refined

Being refined. Stripped of all that I knew…All that I held on to. Often thinking to myself “I’ll be ok once I know what my new-normal is”….only to realize there wasn’t such a thing. Purifying…..Sanctifying….Refining….. The title of this blog series first came to me when my late husband Matthew was in the hospital after …