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Love on Fire

Love on Fire


Posted By on Jun 26, 2014

  We Make the Road, by Brian McLaren – Chapter 42 “Spirit of Love: Loving God”   Fear. Stress. Anxiety. Worry. Love. Peace. Belonging. Rest. These are the wars that rage within my soul.   This week’s chapter on Spirit of Love: Loving God had a few excerpts that kept whispering to me off the page.   Whatever ember of love for goodness flickers within us, however feeble or small… that’s what the Spirit works with,...

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  Most people think of profanity when they think of a bad word that starts with the letter F.   Where I grew up, I never even knew what swear words were, much less heard them till after I had moved out of the house as a young adult. In my house we got in trouble for saying crap, or butt, or stupid, or heaven forbid– shut up. As a child and a teenager if you had asked me what word I associated strong negativity with...

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One of the core reasons for me wanting to start Untold Stories is because of the healing and hope I have found through reading other blogs by homeschool graduates, who have had similar experiences and difficulties in growing up, moving into society, and facing the reality of growing up in the conservative Christian homeschool world. While I realize that many of our experiences differ, common threads reveal themselves in story after...

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The Walls of My Closet…

The Walls of My Closet…


Posted By on Jun 12, 2014

This post is for my dear friend Mark and his site over at http://www.mygayagenda.org. Several months back Mark sent me the TED Video below. Now, you should know, I am a TED Video sucker. I can watch them for hours, howling with laughter or sitting there like a complete sap with tears running down my face. I love them because so often, its a person getting up on that stage, defying all the odds, and choosing to be really brave and...

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What if I Roar?…

What if I Roar?…


Posted By on Jun 11, 2014

Earlier this spring, a friend of mine posted this picture of me in this post as a part of a mini series called Do Not Edit. This post is one I wrote a few weeks after that photo shoot in response to the powerful experience that it was.   … My friend Sarah Pagano is an amazing photographer who approached me and some other ladies about joining this photo shoot project she wanted to capture called Do Not Edit. Do Not Edit...

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