Evolving Faith

I am sitting on the bathroom floor, next to the draining tub, wrapped in a heap of towels, refusing to move forward in the bedtime process and left alone to create my own inertia when I am good and ready. I stare at the enormous mirror covering the wall in front of me from floor…

October 10, 2019
View the Post

Talk to Them

This post was originally published in May of 2015. I am re-publishing today for World Suicide Prevention Day. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Last month my husband and I visited Spain, first spending a couple days in a Mediterranean beach town, then one night in Barcelona followed by a couple days in Granada. I took…

September 10, 2019
View the Post

Where I Went and Where I’m Going

If you haven’t been to Resourceful Mommy for awhile, you may be utterly confused by my recent posts. Let me catch you up. I mostly stopped blogging back in January of 2014, except for moments like when I felt compelled to pop back in and tell you about my sweet Alison, write an open letter to teens about…

May 10, 2019
View the Post

Why I Left

In the beginning, God created Twitter. And it was good. And the people of the Internet came together to share stories and ideas and skills and information. Websites were built and businesses created. Connections were made. Friendships were formed. Then people began tweeting to ask me for money to buy themselves new teeth, for help…

May 9, 2019
View the Post

Avengers: Endgame

My Avengers: Endgame review is now live! My Marvel obsession began with Guardians of the Galaxy. Yes, I understand that that is wrong. It’s the wrong starting characters, the wrong Avengers timeline, the wrong everything. But that’s where my story begins. I was raised on the Star Wars franchise (and take it a little too…

April 22, 2019
View the Post

An Open Letter to My Christian Brothers and Sisters

Comments will not be open on this post. This is so that you are free to read and absorb the words rather than read while formulating a response. We’re far better at listening when we’re not preparing to reply. This post is about Jesus Christ, not Donald Trump. This morning I woke up to this: I…

January 28, 2017
View the Post

The Danger of a Me Too Church

The other week a friend texted me a link to a video of Pastor Steven Furtick* running around the sanctuary of his church sharing, “ME, TOO!!!!” moments. I lose my temper…me, too!!! You wanted to cuss somebody out in traffic this week…me, too!!!! You’re NOT crazy! ME, TOO!!!!!!! I WANT THIS TO BE A “ME, TOO!!!!”…

January 12, 2016
View the Post