Post-Earthquake Anxiety

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A crack in the cement.

We experienced a devastating earthquake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. I was in our 6th floor apartment when it happened at 1:14 p.m. It felt like the apartment was twisting and swaying all at once and the creaking and smashing sounds were all I could perceive as I … Read More

It’s Messy

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A sun sets behind a roller coaster, making the roller coaster a silhoutte

As an IW on home assignment, this year is all about having an opportunity to share stories in local churches, during Sunday gatherings, small groups, and over coffee. Whether or not it is actually the case, I feel this gnawing pressure to offer Instagram-perfect soundbites. Let’s be honest, conversion stories … Read More