Grief: Love’s Final Act

By: Cassi Cox I don’t know about you, but I have never been good at grief.  But then losing my daughter changed me.  Grief has always been one of those things I never quite embraced or understood. I didn’t have the time or space for it. I lived my life in a constant state ofContinue reading “Grief: Love’s Final Act”

Finding The Roar

What a wild ride the last few months have been. Our little team has been working hard- together and individually to reclaim what we lost, to heal, to grow and figure out who and what we are truly called to be. We’d like to use this space to share our journeys- collective and respective- withContinue reading “Finding The Roar”

Own It 

Letting Go of the Temptation to Dismiss, Blame and Minimize the Harm We Cause  By: Cassi Cox I will never forget the moment I truly came face to face with the impact of the worst decision that I ever made.  It was YEARS after. More than a decade after I had selfishly acted out ofContinue reading Own It 

Your Defenses don’t Define You

By Cassi Cox I keep seeing these trends of millennials like me making tiktoks or writing letters to their younger selves. I see the appeal, but what is done is done, ya know?  Instead, I thought I’d write for those coming after me. Those carrying the torch. The ones that I can already tell willContinue reading “Your Defenses don’t Define You”

A Messy Masterpiece

By Deb Schiefer The end of the year brings a cascade of memories for so many people. With the accessibility and connection social media provides, we often find ourselves digitally surrounded by a waterfall of snapshots from seemingly picture-perfect lives.   For so many, that perfection passes by mostly unregistered as we celebrate the closing ofContinue reading “A Messy Masterpiece”

There is No Safety Without Accountability

A Call for More By: Cassi Cox Maybe it’s just me, but I am going to venture a guess that it’s not.  Watching the Josh Duggar saga continue to evolve over the last year has been incredibly difficult for me as someone who has experienced abuse within a closed system; A system that “handles everythingContinue reading “There is No Safety Without Accountability”

My Love Louder Journey

Working with Jennifer Christie, the Pro Life Movement and Sexual Assault Survivors: A Testimony Hi Friends,  Wow. What a few weeks it has been. I’d like to share my Love Louder story with all of you.  I know that I don’t have much of a platform. I’ve never been in this to have a platform. Continue reading “My Love Louder Journey”

Your Perfectly Imperfect Memory

A Guest Post By Deborah Schiefer BS, Psychology, Focus on Crisis and Trauma Response Counseling Did you have birthday parties as a kid? They’re fun, right? Where was your 10th party? What time of day was it? What was the weather like? Can you tell me everyone who was invited? I need a list ofContinue reading “Your Perfectly Imperfect Memory”

It’s Not So Clear

We like to put things into nice, neat, clearly defined little boxes.  The Bible is “clear”  People are “saved” or “unsaved”  People are going to Heaven or to Hell People are sinners, totally depraved unless they are regenerated by Christ. All sin is equal.  If you believe the way that I do, you are “ofContinue reading “It’s Not So Clear”