To the Encourager:

Give yourself time¬† to get through it and learn from it, to cry and cuss and wonder how you’ll overcome. You don’t have to know how to summarize the beauty of your struggle right away. You don’t have to worry that your gift for uplifting an open heart and a hungry ear will expire soon. […]


I Am Proud of You

I am proud of you. I am overwhelmed with gladness because you are still here, breathing and living and moving. I admire what courage looks like in your life, in your now. I am proud of you for all the challenges you have already overcome, some of which I may not ever know or understand. […]