What Am I Willing to Ask?

What Am I Willing to Ask?

Asking questions comes with risks. Questions create defensiveness and suspicion. They come with responses we didn’t anticipate. And sometimes, they force us into seasons of silence until we can truly accept the answers.

Crimes of Opportunity

Crimes of Opportunity

On Tuesday, I arrived home from work to find my garage door wide open. This has happened to me a few times in the past. My friend Verray would be passing my house on the way to work an hour or so after I left, only to see my garage door open and call me. Once, it...
Week 1, Day 4: Real

Week 1, Day 4: Real

On a cool November evening, I walked up to my friends’ house, just a couple of minutes late for dinner because of the rush hour traffic. They had invited a couple of us to share some leftovers, and I was hungry. As I approached the door, I noticed the beautiful...
Forward and Backward

Forward and Backward

Forward and backward, forward and backward. I pushed the carpet shampooer forward and backward as I cleaned the rugs in my living room and hallway. With a dog in the house, my mom thought I needed to have my own Bissell hot water cleaner, so she bought it for me as a...