There's a word we use over and over. Fine. How are you? Fine. I'm sorry I did that to you. It's fine. Are you ok? I'm fine. Sometimes I don't think we're even aware we're doing it. I got caught saying "fine" a lot the last several days. Yesterday, one of my friends called me… Continue reading We’re all (not) fine
I think I've said this before, but I asked God to give me a word for this season or year or whatever (basically until He gives me a new word likely) and that word was "grace". I've thought about what it means and how it applies to my life a lot. The dictionary gives one… Continue reading The thing about GRACE
I've always been a planner I think, even when I didn't always share those plans. In my head are plans for every situation and contingency plans for when something goes wrong. Sometimes I even think, well next time I'll do this, as if I'm going to get a do-over at some point. Sometimes being a… Continue reading What’s the plan?
The title might shock you. It might make you wonder about me because the world has been telling us if we try harder we can be enough. Or that we ARE enough. But we're not. And we were never made to be. I know. Catch your breath for a minute. I am reading, among other… Continue reading You’re not enough
It's funny. I've reflected a lot over the last week and a half, probably because I haven't had a lot else to do, thankfully. Unfortunately tomorrow signifies the official end of vacation mode. Hopefully work is kind. I've thought a lot about everything that has happened over the last year. As you know, because I've… Continue reading Still learning
I feel like in so many areas lately it's been two steps forward, 5 steps back. Are we really losing ground here? In reality, we are not going backwards, but just encountering some tests. Do you really have the ability to just keep breathing? Breathing in the good and out the bad? Can you avoid… Continue reading 2 steps forward…
If you're following my House saga, I finally picked one to see. I was determined to fall in love with it because I don't want to be spending my life looking at houses. It had a blue door. And it's now pending sale, not to me. So tomorrow I start the adulting part of buying… Continue reading Embrace this crazy thing