Some Comfort and Joy

Encouragement & Inspiration in Every Season

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Welcome to Some Comfort & Joy

Drawing from our experiences as women raised in the church in North America, we have been processing what we have been taught about our bodies, reckoning with the realities of illness and aging. 

With our signature mix of reflections and invitations to practice we are excited to share this tender and sacred series with you beginning April 13th. 

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It is such an encouragement and joy when you share our work with others. Please invite your friends to follow our work as we begin our new series of exploring the good gifts of an embodied existence. 

Check out our past posts!

Embodied Existence

Last week, I took a few days away from my normal life and found myself eating my way through one of my favorite cities. While it was fun to have some space from the rhythms of parenting, cooking and housekeeping, the primary reason I was in Harrisonburg was to spend some in-person time with Gwen…

Thank you!

Last week on Monday was the final post from our series about time. Sherah-Leigh and I hope you had a few chances to take a deep breath during the past series and acknowledge the gift of the present moment. For me, it is hard to imagine that we are already part-way through March of 2023.…

A Blessing (Matthew 6:25-37)

Our lives and our problems will continue to unfold in this beautiful progression we call time.   In the gospel of Matthew these words of Jesus are retold and written as prose.  I’ve taken the liberty to turn them into a more poetic format.   May the words of Jesus offer you comfort today. “Therefore I…