Soulish

Featured Series : Transitions

A Sacred Space

It’s Time to Talk About Transition

Nothing is more exciting and crushing than a time of transition, but we are never left alone to figure it all out. Our companion is Jesus. His faithfulness and consistency is a breath of fresh air when everything else is in flux. If Jesus is the constant, every foreign place will have the aroma of home.

Transition: To Lay Down a Crown

In my experience, transition came gently and progressively as I began to realize that God was asking me to take a year of Sabbatical.  I had been ministering to college students for 14 years, a job that invigorated me and fulfilled me.  College ministry to me was...

Transition: Can I Provoke You To Play?

When we were newly weds, I would kick Nathan out of bed.  I didn't send him to the couch to sleep or accidentally roll over to his side.  No, I would wait until he was starting to go to sleep, gradually angle myself horizontally on the bed, position both feet firmly...

Transition: When God “Messes Up” Your Life

Obedience and surrender are the currency of transition.

Magnificent Sorrow

Why do we flee so much from ‘sadness’?  Refusing to embrace this emotion rolls so quickly into bitterness or anger.  Sadness quickly gets covered up by activity and false pretenses.  We’re uncomfortable and jittery around other people’s sadness.  To see the suffering...

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A Father’s Love

On a hazy autumn morning, he sits by the hospital window. Shimmers of light from the sunrise dance upon his newborn daughter’s face. She is so beautiful, untouched. His wife has finally fallen asleep on the bed beside him; so exhausted, finally a rest from her labor....

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Master of Time

By the end of the day, my windowsill is lined with coffee cups. Two that begin the day with warm brownish creamed coffee. Another for afternoon tea, joined in late evening by a herbal tea that commemorates the approaching night.  To hold a cup between your hands and...

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More Than Birdsong

Mine is a small house on a quiet block. Mature trees line the backyard enough to shelter it from direct sunlight. Its grass does not grow. The leaves rain down in the autumn blanketing the ground, creating a carpet of bronzes, apple cider blushes, and a crimson ombré,...

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Soulish creator, Jaime Wesson, is a writer who considers herself an old soul with modern sensibilities. She lives an adventurous life as a homebody, loves nature and robots, classical literature and children’s picture books.  Overall she has a calming demeanor which covers an intensely passionate heart.  Soulish exists to engage the devout, the novice, the saint, and the skeptic in the kind of thoughtful moments she enjoys with others over a cup of coffee and a piece of pie.  Jaime enjoys life and ministry in Berkeley, CA alongside her husband, Nathan, and two seriously playful kids – Isaac and Chloe, who enlarge her world every day.