Only Girls

So I have two sisters. Sometimes when I tell new acquaintances that, they’re all like, “Only girls? No brothers? Wow. Your childhood must’ve been so quiet and boring.” Maybe they don’t use those exact words, but that’s what they mean. That annoys me. I mean, I don’t know what your sisters are like, but mine … Continue reading Only Girls


Seeing God

One of the things I find interesting about people is how they see God in different ways. Some see God in the tiny details of creation. Awe fills their hearts as they study the intricate patterns of leaf, the symmetry of a weed flowers, or the shiny exoskeleton of a bug. They see how much … Continue reading Seeing God

Pssst…did you hear?

We’ve talked about our jobs, her sister’s wedding, my plans to visit South America later this winter. I feel our conversation is about end in stalemate when the door of the coffee house opens. My friend peers at the people entering. Her lips form the letter O. I crane my neck slightly. “What?” I ask. … Continue reading Pssst…did you hear?