Michelle Wuesthoff
Beach-loving, coffee-seeking author who passionately pursues emotional & spiritual freedom. Adoptive mom, Jesus follower. Find me on michellewuesthoff.com

What crying “cancel culture” says about you

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I’ve seen about a dozen memes over the last couple of days expressing outrage that rap lyrics aren’t censored for derogatory content but Dr. Seuss books, Disney creations, and sports mascots have been “forced” to change.

I hate this line of thinking so much.

It’s not an either/or. When you…

Being a Christian in America has a definition of its own

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Until a few years ago, I could never imagine writing an article like this from personal experience.

I was your basic white-evangelical-church-lover and church-goer whose practice of the Christian faith was the most visible and prominent part of who I was. I attended the same church (with my husband and…

The Wildly Unpredictable Path of Grief and Healing

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I’m going to try really hard to not make this a stream of consciousness type of thing, but this whole pandemic/quarantine/epic-world-crisis situation is sending my emotions into overdrive. I’m feeling all the feels pretty much every day, but my biggest recurring “feel” has to be grief.

It’s understandable, I guess…

6 surprising and profound things I learned from making this difficult decision

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It’s quiet today.

There’s no shuffle of little feet in the next room, or the sounds of random objects being chewed, dragged, or sniffed. I’m not on high-alert for the signs that will send me on a mad dash outside with treats in my pocket. The dog toys have been…

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