(My heart just hurts. And I don’t have the right words. Sometimes I don’t have any words. I don’t have the right language, a proper understanding, and as rocked to […]
I had the privilege last week to attend the Christian Community Development Association’s (CCDA) annual National Conference. I was encouraged in fellowship with 3000-some other CCD practitioners from around the […]
I’m keenly aware of my own propensity to self-destruction.
I forget, easily and frequently that I am a beloved person, made in the image of God to lovingly display who God is to those around me.
I’ve been here for years, and all summer. Things I am good at: – Overestimating how much I can accomplish in any given amount of time. – Drinking coffee. – Freaking out about […]
Evangelical Christians often champion the ‘sanctity of life.’ This phrase typically refers only to abortion. Many Evangelicals argue that a culture that allows legal abortion does not truly value human […]
“It just all seems so…divided.” The descant rolls on and on from so many of my friends and peers; believers from all walks of life. The words are paced with […]
“Do you feel safe?” Well, not always. I’m getting used to it now. The wide eyes and once-in-awhile gaping mouth. “Where do you live?” I live in the inner city. On […]
It was over a year ago now (but it seems like just last week) when I noticed it. Piles everywhere. Clean clothes, dirty clothes, outfits tried on and off and […]
I’ve found myself altogether discontent lately. Maybe it’s just that I’m tired of wearing snow boots and my sub-zero parka every day. Maybe it’s just that the sunlight never seems […]
I’m sorry. If you’re a regular around Crazy Little Thing, I’m sure you typically come here to read about sex trafficking, or violence against women, or how many child slaves […]