Walk Inside Your Own Story

Walk Inside Your Own Story

In our culture we talk a lot about ‘owning who you are’, cheering others on to be vulnerable and expressive in ways that personally terrify us or feel out of reach for us. Beginning to question why we spend more time cheering others on instead of ourselves is...
Imperfections Are Not Inadequacies

Imperfections Are Not Inadequacies

“Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.” In the age of social media, there seem to be new standards of perfection. In ways that we could previously ‘fake it until we make it’, we are now expected to shine at all times....
What’s the Greater Risk?

What’s the Greater Risk?

We are often taught to see acceptance as a catch-22, perhaps because our exposure to this word typically occurs in relation to others. We are taught that belonging is more important than self-acceptance, an implicit and yet powerful message that impacts the value we...

Community is Family That We Choose.

</radio silence> Or, in this case, I suppose </blog silence> would be more fitting. We kinda fell off the radar, didn’t we? But it wasn’t without good reason. We’ve had a lot going on here at Sanctuary and I think it’s time to share some of that with you....