Published Work

Find me elsewhere on the web:

A Life Overseas:

Dear Single Missionary

The Cult of Calling
(republished at and OSCAR)



I once was (color) blind, but now…
(republished from blog)


For Every Mom:

The Ugly Truth about Diversity
(republished from blog) 

What My Pregnant Body is Teaching Me 
(republished from blog)



I Tried to Run Away from Love


Meadow Rue’s Blog:

In the Fire (on Motherhood)



Selling Out by Settling Down?

When Life is Less Radical Than You Imagined

The Best Years of Our Lives 

Loving After Trump


The Redbud Post

Small, Sticky Hands Lead Me to Jesus


Self Talk the Gospel:

A Letter to My Daughter


SheLoves Magazine:

I Was a Stranger, Extravagantly Loved

How Our Muslim Student Became Auntie Boo 

Falling Off the Missionary Pedestal 

Frozen Manna 

Madeleine L’Engle Made Me Do It 

Breastfeeding and the Liturgy of the Hours

When the Answer is Not Now

My #Woke Journey

When You and Your Husband Have Different Callings

When Writing Feels Like a Waste of Time

In Solidarity with the Butt Wipers

Confessions of a Chronic Church Hopper

Doe, a Deer, a Female Deer

The Cost of Getting Proximate


S.P.A.G. Magazine:

A Single Missionary in China


You Are Here Stories:

Chicago’s Uptown


Velvet Ashes:

A Letter to the One Returning Home

When You Feel Spiritually Dehydrated…Again

When We Fear