Nos Cura? The Self/Name Change

Over the last 5 months, I searched for a new blog name that would be simple, memorable and convey the holistic healing that is changing my life. A Google search for “nos cura,” Spanish for “heals us,” gave me a hit for BibleGateway’s...

Endure: A Valentine for the Broken

It’s February. The month when we celebrate romance can trivialize love into pink cards and candy. This Valentine’s season, I can’t help thinking about hearts I know who cry out for healing. Picture this: You are accused of a crime you did not commit....

Lean On Me: Fear, Noise and Money in the Mailbox

I am an introvert. I like quiet. I like my space. I am independent and recharge alone and don’t like interruptions. And the God who placed my husband and I in East Lake knows me, because living here messes with me. It alters my sense of safety. It interrupts my...

Screen Them In: Housing First for the Least of These

When I met my cousin-in-law, Meg Martin, I instantly resonated with her no-holds-barred energy. My husband David had told me that she had earned her Master’s in Social Work and opened a low-barrier homeless shelter in Olympia, Washington. While Meg’s...