Full Circle

There was a crisp chill in the air on that late January day. I’d been on a bus for the better part of 3 days. I’d endured sleepless nights, little food, and physical violence only to arrive in Oakland California tired, nervous, and nearly broke. It was all worth it though. The entire trip, and the entire bent and trajectory of my life over the past few months had been leading up to this place, at this time...

A Confirmation Conversation

If you've hung around here long enough, you know that we recently became Anglican. This journey has been deeply meaningful and spiritually rich. We are learning a lot and growing deeper in our faith in Jesus.

On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, the Trams received Confirmation into the Anglican Communion. This was an impacting experience, and we left feeling very grateful for the family that we've found in our new parish, but also for the continued grace of God in our lives...

Be Still My Soul

This season of life finds me tired most days. Happy, productive, and tiiiiired. And not just physically tired, but emotionally and mentally tired as well. Nothing's wrong and nothing bad has happened. It's just one of those seasons...

Inbox Zero: Gmail Tips + Tricks

If you know me, you know that I am one of those ridiculous, type-A personalities, and that completely applies to my inbox as well. As best as I can, I like to have no red number badges hovering over any of my apps, but I especially like to keep a clean and tidy inbox.

Love Forgives

I knew I had done wrong. I sent a lame apology his way, through gritted teeth. I hate apologizing.He looked at me. His jaw relaxed and he said, “I forgive you.”

Slow Down

Is it just me, or has January 2017 just zipped by? I always tell myself, “After the holidays, things will slow down.” I think you know where I’m going with this...