My name is Amy and I live in China.
My name is Amy and I know people with messy lives.
My name is Amy and I have a messy life.
My name is Amy and I have been Redeemed from permanent muck and live with the tension of the Already and Not Yet.
The AA formula of “My name is Amy and I’m or I have _________”(fill in the blank) has lived on for so many years because it captures the simple and the complex in one fell swoop. In terms of this blog, the messy middle is where the pains, joys, boredoms, frustrations, interests, relationships, and God reside. It’s not as easy or clean or simple or safe as life on the perimeter, but there’s no place I’d rather be.
My name is Amy and I find myself in the messy middle of a life that both needs and wants to be salt and light.
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