On outside influences… (Marriage Letters)

Dear Colin, We’re kind of stubborn, a stubby-horn couple. Okay, I’m kind of stubborn. And you’re only stubborn in the sense that you refuse to be stubborn. But that’s what makes us such a neat pair… you compliment me. People that are sometimes considered a…

Gym quarrels and squirrels

I got in a kind of a quarrel at the gym last night. I’ve been doing this class called Body Attack, which I’m convinced was named that because you actually feel like your muscles and that date scone you ate earlier in the morning are…

blog lately – v3, i3

Really, really finding heaps of good posts and articles across the web lately. The chase for honesty, vulnerability and transparency (even across these various, dissimilar categories) is hopeful and I’ve been deeply encouraged and challenged by a number of the posts captured below. If you…

Enduring loss together… (Marriage Letters)

Dear Colin, Experiencing loss together has been an easy thing for us. A sort of handful of sand we throw in the sea of other troubles we’ve experienced together but have sailed through gracefully. Like loss of patience, and your ability to lose our directions…

In between and among the aid world

I work in social media… so it’s nearly impossible for me to escape emails and Facebook updates about TOMS One Day Without Shoes (last week on 10 April) and Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 Cover the Night (this week on 20 April). But there is something…

I trust you because… (Marriage Letters)

Timely (as I’m sure the good Lord would have it) it was for me to stumble upon a few of the Marriage Letters exchanged between spouses the last couple of weeks. In the heat of a domestic dispute that I, of course, am completely justified…