by Beth Anne on December 3, 2013

I stared down the shorter days of September & October with no fear. Weeks passed & I didn’t feel that sickly crawling across my soul, that black hole that seems to grow in the winter months. Instead, I worked under my sunlamp & faithfully took my medicine & the spring never left my step. For […]


I have my Jesus, but I don’t know my church.

by Beth Anne on November 5, 2013

I grew up baptized in both the Word & the water, with Sunday shoes & Easter dresses & a pristine Bible tucked under my arm. I spent my childhood swinging my legs from the pew & at 8 years old, I walked to the front of the church & made my parents proud. Then at […]


I have a new job & there’s no better title.

by Beth Anne on July 18, 2013

 I don’t know what’s going to happen in the coming months but I’m learning to trust & hope that something really wonderful is just waiting around the corner. -from my post on July 1st   It was never my intention to go quiet on my blog over the past few months. I held tight to […]


This is how not pregnant I am.

by Beth Anne on April 11, 2013

Fact: ultrasounds are only fun when tiny babies with tiny heartbeats are involved. About a month ago while on a training run with my friend Sarah, I leaned over & grabbed my uterus. “This hurts,” I wheezed. “Why would my baby-maker hurt running?” “Cramps? Pulled muscle? Maybe you just need to pee?” she suggested. _______________________________________________ […]


BAM. A shot in the foot is painful.

by Beth Anne on March 25, 2013

It’s late tonight for me to sit at my computer – usually I’m already in bed, asleep or deep into a book while Doug snores beside me. I pull my hands across my eyes & the words feel trapped inside me. I’m not supposed to tell you about the phone interviews, sitting in my car while […]