A Week in Delhi

My breath caught in small bursts, my chest tightened, blood rushed to my head and I could feel my eyes stinging with tears. “What is happening?,” I thought. “Why is this my reaction to something that’s supposed to be an exciting adventure?” My friend Tessy lives in India, and last fall I’d decided I was…

Observing The Year

I love this time of year. I love the way it’s a bit like sitting at a precipice – observing the well-worn peaks and valleys behind, while also gazing toward the unfamiliar horizon ahead.  It’s a season of sitting in the in-between, and sometimes it’s nice to take some extra time to rest in this place.   Always one to…

One Year Anniversary

A year ago this month I packed up my life in Arkansas and moved to Chicago. There are few experiences that I can look back on and say have profoundly impacted who I am. I understand the power of that statement, so I’m careful to only use it when my life takes a major turn. This past…