Colette Rhodes

Theology Reflections

The List Goes on Forever

September 20, 2019

of all the ways I could be better
      in my mind
As if I could earn God’s favour, given time
Back when I was still agonizing over figuring out my Enneagram type,…


I Lost My Balance

September 13, 2019

when I needed it most
This blurry photograph is proof—
Of what I’m not sure
but it feels like truth
Last month our realtor invited us to a “family fun at the zoo”…


Is That Courage or Faith

September 8, 2019

to show up every day
To trust that there will be light
after the darkest of nights
Say what you want about the Enneagram but you have to love it if only…


All I’ve Felt Was Leading to This

July 27, 2019

For I have never known completeness
    like being here.
Here is true peace.
   Here my heart knows calm.
It’s a beautiful summer here, home with my boys, taking it easy, visiting & having…


Owen’s Birth Story

July 16, 2019

I was four days past my due date and feeling so impatient and done with pregnancy! On Tuesday the 11th, I went to the midwife appointment I didn’t think…