A Journey Cut Short

Grief is not just about the loss of a loved one; it’s simply about loss. It’s the loss of a person, relationship, hope, want, plan desire, or whatever else we’ve conjured up in our heads that we thought should have happened. It’s anytime we say “It wasn’t supposed to go this way.”

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Why the World Race?

Not again, Lord… These were the words that trailed in the back of my head before the journey of committing to the World Race began. This summer, in a radical leap of faith, I moved to California. Have I ever had thoughts of moving here? Nope. Do I even like beaches? Nope. But do I […]

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When the Unfamiliar becomes Familiar

Why do we do it? We have so many “normals” that when applied to other situations become so different. As I sit here looking out the airplane window, my fear of flying comes to the forefront. Why? Because planes can crash. Because I’m not in control. Because flying is a risk. But WHAT ISN’T?  Every […]

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