Posts by Kallie C


Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. Anthem – by Leonard Cohen Dear Readers, Going on four years ago now I started up this site. I was the church girl who had found myself stranded on the side of the road terrified to admit that the faith I had built my life on was breaking to pieces. Protestant, conservative Christianity in its many forms...

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Dear Readers, I know I have been especially quiet around here on the blog for quite awhile now. To be really honest, I have strongly been considering giving up blogging altogether.     When I first jumped into this world of blogging, it was exciting and cathartic.   For once in my life my fear of holding everything in grew greater than my fear of speaking up.   At that point, very few people I knew had ever...

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  Dear Readers, My website is finally back up and running fine with all the backend fixes complete. I apologize for the long delay in this post. I had a different draft ready to go, and then today happened and I suddenly found the right words that I think I had been waiting to write all along, I just didn’t know it.   For those of you who are hurting today, I hope you can hear my heart in this.   For those of you...

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    Dear Readers, As I discussed yesterday, I have been pondering the ideas in this letter for weeks, ever since I read Glennon Melton’s newest book Love Warrior. Then the events of this past weekend happened, and our crazy American election only managed to further remind me just how  hard it is to be a girl in today’s world. The sheltered, innocent little girl I was so many years ago, would have understood so...

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  Today’s post is the second installment in my new series Letters to Myself. Last week’s letter was to myself as a young military spouse, and this week’s letter is to myself as a brand new mother. I started this series, as I was inspired to go back and reflect on various areas of my life and give myself the personalized advice that I wished I had received, but in reality is only often found through the...

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