So, grownfolks, I live in one of the states within America that has begun opening up in phases and boy, what a difference it has made! There have been many losses we have all incurred in this period, but in thinking, I realized one thing: I like some of the outcomes of this pandemic. I…Read more On the flip side
Day whatever of being locked in with this coronavirus pandemic. I’m sure that you, like many others, have gone through various emotional/psychological stages of being. Maybe you’ve finally accepted the state of things, or are still wrestling with feelings of being stuck. All very real experiences. All I’ve gone through or sometimes still am. I’ve…Read more Who are YOU becoming?
To say that life has changed in the last two weeks would be an understatement. A more close-to-reality statement would be that all of life hit a major pause button. It’s like when you watch a scene on TV with a speed setting that is fast-forwarding it all and then you suddenly have the scene…Read more Notes from a Crisis
To be honest with you, I don’t really know how to go about writing this post. In fact, it is more likely to be my first of several but I find it vital to at least start the conversation. What’s the issue? Well, I have only more recently found myself drawn to the reality of…Read more The Forgotten Kiddos
Happy new year, friends and family! I’ve been pondering for quite a while now what you’re about to read. Frankly, it’s about time I penned it down. It all began to come together for me as I visited with a friend of mine last month. A fellow mother, she shared with me how God had…Read more All About the Feels
** WARNING: Long-ish post. Well worth the read, though.** Sooo, I’ve had cause recently to look back on 2019 a few times. Of course, there are many writing directions one can take such a sentence, but what I am going to highlight here is with regard to relationships. In my opinion, all of life is…Read more People are such tools.
I just have a number of questions, pressing ones that might make sense to you, Worry Wart, ole buddy ole pal. Please, hear me out, and help me out also with answers to my questions. The way I figure it, my questions might help you, and your answers me. Win-win. First off, when did it…Read more Questions for my friend, Worry Wart.
"What if we learned to experience interruption differently? Rather than viewing all outside interruption as the enemy of productivity and creativity, what if we viewed our lives as communicative vessels for the sake of the other? If we open ourselves to embrace a theology of holy interruption, we may usher in newness, revelation, life, and…Read more Dealing with interruption
What is it about mothers and mothering that causes people to spend oodles yearly in celebration of them? Well, in my experience: It’s the only calling that isn’t necessarily based on ordination. It’s a task for which there is no standard/model/template to work with. A job in which every single day is different since there…Read more Why you need to…love a mother.
As I sit here writing this, it’s crazy cloudy out, and the skies are preparing themselves for a nice downpour. I don’t know what it is about impending rain, but I always find myself mesmerized (for lack of a better word) at the heavens. I find myself constantly looking upwards, checking, readying for those first…Read more Something about the clouds