Have Hope; Will Travel

with Katie Axelson

Everyday Jesus

I was sitting at the kitchen counter pitting an avocado when the knife slipped. You know how this story ends. I felt the blade caress my hand and saw pieces of green and brown flying everywhere before me. I thought to myself, “Stitches seem to fit this hard season of life I’m in.” I was […]

Love Letter From the Father

Hey, Sweetheart, it’s so good to see you. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? But it doesn’t matter. I’m glad you’re here now. I love the time I get to spend with you. You are gorgeous. Do you know that? Do you really know that?

What Does it Look Like To Dwell in Peace?

discipleship resources for young adult women

You know that feeling when you put too much food in your mouth and now you have to somehow find a way to get it to your stomach without choking? Yeah, that’s kind of where I’m living right now. I’m a full-time seminary student with the equivalent of three part-time jobs. Needless to say, life’s […]

Why I Hate Grace

encountering the Father together

I smiled as I washed my hands and saw a small child’s scribbles on the church bulletin sitting on the bathroom counter. It said: Dada loves loves loves loves loves loves loves loves loves Gracie.” I’m sure that little one just wrote those words to keep herself entertained in adult church. But God left them on […]