How to Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Tonight is famously the longest, darkest night of the year for the Northern Hemisphere. But it also marks the moment the Sun reclaims this side of the planet. For hundreds of years this time has been one of re-birth and the start of new cycles. Yule, celebrated during Winter Solstice, is seen as when the … Continue reading How to Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Dear Alex, You Have Really Done It: Interview with Alex Ike

I first met Alex Ike about 20 years ago while her family was on furlough in Georgia. We became fast friends and spent countless hours running around our church building, getting poison ivy in the woods and laughing at everything. Alex is one of those people who makes you feel more like yourself when you're … Continue reading Dear Alex, You Have Really Done It: Interview with Alex Ike

The Practice of Thankfulness

β€œTell me three things you are thankful for.” Jordan Watson sat across from me and a couple of other girls sprawled across her living room floor. We had been sitting there for hours, talking, but the conversation had become pretty dark. We all recently found ourselves in the same sort of uncomfortable place in life, … Continue reading The Practice of Thankfulness