Well, Why Not?

Sometimes I feel like I’m living in a Season of “Why?” It’s not just a question my three-year-old asks me on an hourly basis, but it’s a weight I carry in my shoulders and back, a burden that pulses straight down to my bones. A text comes in, and then an email. A news headline […]

Why Am I Standing In My Own Way?

My older brother and I did not get along well as children. As adults, we have a good relationship but well into our teens things were smoothest when Mark simply pretended I didn’t exist and I did my best not to remind him. As we got older a strange thing happened. When my brother came […]

Do My Words Matter?

By Nicole T. Walters | Twitter: @NicoleTWalters It wasn’t a revelatory moment when the heavens opened up. It was pieces of moments, scattered throughout my life like breadcrumbs leading me down the right path. Pieces of moments—that book I wrote in third grade and a journal entry saying I wanted to be a writer, all […]

The Light That Led Me Home

By Nicole T. Walters | Twitter: @NicoleTWalters I remember the warm glow of that tiny bulb shining down on the mossy cradle that held baby Jesus. My favorite part of Christmas growing up was being the one to rush in each evening and plug the manger in, watching the peaceful scene light up with the warmth that little […]

Christmas is an Invitation

Christmas, at its heart, is an invitation. It marks the moment when God set a plan in motion to give us a way back to him. Extending an invitation is transformative, redemptive work. It changes everything. One of the best invitations I ever received, happened on Christmas Eve in a small church in a tiny […]