My latest thoughts on
faith, family, disability,
privilege, and healing

statue of Martin Luther King Jr

Has Anything Changed?

Fifty-four years after Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was shot and killed outside a motel in Memphis, has anything changed? Two years after the “racial

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gradient blue graphic with a blue-framed picture of Marilee resting on the couch with her gray kitty

Joy of Missing Out

Marilee recently taught me the idea of “jomo.” It’s the opposite of FOMO. FOMO is the fear of missing out. JOMO is the joy of

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dark nativity scene

God Can Be Born Anywhere

“The manger in Bethlehem proves one thing: God can be born anywhere.” –Father Gregory Boyle, author of The Whole Language: The Power of Extravagant Tenderness

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three books written by Amy Julia on a wooden table with a glowing lantern in the background

Give a Book for Christmas

We are in countdown-to-Christmas mode, which makes me feel very insecure because every time William reminds me how many days are left until presents are

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