"And sorrow and sighing will flee away…"

“I, even I, am HE who comforts you       Who are you…that you have forgotten the LORD your Maker, Who s t r e t c h e d out the heavens    and laid out the foundations of the earth,   … Read More

Fear and Longing (a revisit)

There is a conflict between having so much to think about, so much to process or talk through, yet having no action of release to express it all. I could have been writing these past few months. There are certainly many things to… Read More

The Fear of Dreams

*A comment of mine on an (in)courage post. While writing it, while it poured out of me, I realized “I should declare this more than once. Perhaps it may keep me accountable to seeing truth, recognizing walls and self-restrained leashes, and to… Read More

Hello: I am Employed

Back in July, I never thought I’d be entering months of uncertainty and unemployment. One night, two weeks ago, I joined my roommate on our front porch steps. We watched the sky, enjoyed the last portion of an Indian Summer, and talked…. Read More

Cannot Quit

I began to be a semi-frequent contributor to our church’s woman’s newsletter. I was originally set up just for a one time submission, yet Alison has encouraged me to write more. She knows that therein lays my sustaining joy. Catharsis. Renewed energy. … Read More

A Letter to my Cabin…

*Note: This weekend, I went, with other youth leaders and over 47 kids on a retreat. The kids were shown what it meant to belong to God. To know who they are, in their own, individual identity. I was assigned a cabin… Read More

Panting For Water

How do we know when to act or when to wait? When does the moment of passivity evolve into a moment of action? How do we know if a decision is brash and impulsive, or intelligent and responsible? How can one distinguish… Read More

As a mule…

 *This was a long process that took a few days of coming back and adding and finding the time to continue. I wanted this to be up at the end of March, but here we are. I still have more thoughts on… Read More


Sometimes I need a reminder to give it all away.

Life, Lately (Part 2)

Here’s the 2nd part (directly below is the first video, this continues from that). I’ll get better at this soon, promise. ~Leigh //www.youtube.com/get_player