Today I went to a black church.

July 17, 2016 | Danielle | Faith | 16

Today I went to a black church. No, I didn’t have an agenda. It wasn’t for work. There wasn’t a rally to attend or any special invitation (other than the one from my friend Rene who’d been praying for the African American community and felt told to go). I went to listen and pray alongside…

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The Red Shorts

June 30, 2016 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 3

In reality it was only a few seconds. But it felt like several minutes, if not hours. I stood there helpless in an outlet store staring at a selection of red summer shorts. Usually a “summer sale” would have helped me feel better about making a purchase. No luck this time. “Just pick up two…

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How to Trust God When My Friends Are Dying

February 23, 2016 | Danielle | Faith | 0

“How could you…? Why didn’t you…? “Where were you…?” I struggled to find the strength to complete my prayerful sentences. I didn’t want to pray my honest prayers. And it wasn’t because I was scared to hurt God’s feelings; I’d moved past that months ago. The memories of dearly loved friends who went all too…

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