I’m Standing With the Ones Who Wait

by Sallie Burroughs | Instagram: @salliekae Babies, it seems, are everywhere. I wish I could tell you that I am 100% happy and content in this current season with both of our careers, surrounded by family, and enjoying our freedom and independence. I wish I could tell you I didn’t want kids just yet. But I can’t. […]

The Importance of Uncomfortable Stories

by Rebecca D. Martin I was attending the first meeting of a multi-ethnic group that meets in my city. The facilitator asked, “What is something you appreciate about your culture?” That’s a difficult question for most white Americans to answer. I have trouble pinning down just what my culture is without throwing it in relief […]

Showing Up When It Hurts

By Sarah Quezada | Twitter: @SarahQuezada When you’re three years old and King of the Tree House, there’s nothing better than slamming the trap door shut to keep out your big sister. I’m pretty sure that’s what my son Isaac was doing when his finger got in the way and he nearly took the tip clean […]

A Letter to My Beautiful Mind

By Shaley Hoogendoorn | Twitter: @shaleyhoogs  Dear Mind, I used to hate you. I felt betrayed by you. I hated the way you turned my life into two moods—either dark depression or frenzied anxiety. I felt like you had chosen this path for us and I hated you for that. I despised the way you […]

The Noisier Path { PLUS: Book Giveaway }

{Leave a thoughtful comment on this post to be entered to win the book, Long Days of Small Things: Motherhood as a Spiritual Discipline} By Catherine McNiel | Twitter:@CatherineMcNiel I was late for dinner, though thankfully no one looked up as I quietly pulled out my chair and sat down. Self-consciously I unfolded my napkin […]