Spiritual writing for the hardest questions in life…

In writing, podcasting, and speaking, I seek to bridge the hope and meaning of faith with the reality of suffering and grief.

TIME AND DESPONDENCY

When I was seven, my dad turned forty, prompting within me an existential crisis over the brevity of life. Thus began a life-long fascination and horror with time and mortality that stil compells my writing decades later.

INFERTILITY

My husband and I are one of the 10-15% of couples who suffer from infertility. A growing portion of my writing is devoted to finding meaning and marital satisfaction in the turmoil of infertility grief.

DOUBT

Every week, my husband and I get together and hold space for conversations on doubt. It’s become an entertaining podcast and budding community of folks who believe faith is not about avoiding doubt but finding meaning in it. 

Strategies for Writers

 My blog merges the real challenges of a writer’s life with actionable strategies.   

Poetry, Pediatrics, and the Present: Sherry Shenoda on #CreativeUncertainty

This guest post by pediatrician and poet (what a combo!) Sherry Shenoda is a continuation of the Creative Uncertainty series. Every other Wednesday, I ask a writer or artist to[…]

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All The Places Reading & Writing Can Take You: Traci Rhoades on #CreativeUncertainty

This guest post by my friend and fellow author Traci Rhoades is a continuation of the Creative Uncertainty series. Every other Wednesday, I ask a writer or artist to stop[…]

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Susan Cushman

This is Me Speaking Out: Susan Cushman on #CreativeUncertainty

We can’t save lives (medically speaking), we don’t put out burning buildings, we usually aren’t very rich or powerful. So what role do writers play in an era of change[…]

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