Author: Gabby Clark

Space

My Space Between Stories: The Best Place to Grow

In her wonderfully emotional and captivating memoir/hero’s guide, The Anatomy of a Calling, author and doctor Lissa Rankin describes something called “the space between stories.” In her words, it is “when one story has collapsed and a new one has not yet been born… you feel lost, ungrounded, dislocated, as if your roots have been pulled up and you’re not… Read more →

Reflection and Resolution + My Word for 2017

Last year, around this time, I made a Facebook post that simply stated,   “2015 will be hard to beat in lessons learned, friends made, experiences both enjoyed and endured, but I’m excited for all that 2016 holds ahead!”   Turns out, it wasn’t that hard to beat at all.   I love the practice of choosing one word to… Read more →

Sex in Marriage: It’s Not the Most Important Thing

Earlier today, I read a blog post by Ashley Easter called Coercive Sex in Marriage: Her Story, where Ashley cites a close friend who anonymously wrote down a part of her heart-wrenching story that includes a form of marital rape not often talked about, and often perpetuated, in Christian circles. Here is a part of that story: I was told… Read more →

The Wrong Time to be Proud: A Response to Those Who Criticize Obama’s Speech in Hiroshima

  Three days ago, on May 27, 2016, President Barack Obama became the first sitting president in over seventy years to visit the city of Hiroshima, Japan. The visit itself was met with criticism by those who feared he might apologize for the actions of war-time necessity by the United States by use of the atomic bomb. If you have… Read more →

When Church Leaders Fall

I read an article from Relevant Magazine this week titled, “5 Lies I Used to Believe About Being a Christian,” in which the author lists misconceptions that they had, and that many Christians often have, about Christianity. They note that, while many outside the church tend to believe things about Christianity that are not true, it is common for those… Read more →

Marriage

4 Ways My Marriage Makes Me Feel Handsome

About a week or so ago, my wife approached me and asked me to be a guest writer on her blog for Valentine’s Day. No problem. Writing isn’t that hard. I’ve finished countless college papers in the past few years, so I have this in the bag. Then I sat down in my office, cracked my knuckles, and began to… Read more →

Why This Mom is Choosing to Not Stay Home

This post was originally written as a guest post for a friend’s blog. I am sharing it here again because the blog has since been taken down and links in the original post are no longer working, but I would like for this story to still be out there. While it no longer reflects my current situation, it is still my… Read more →

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