Well the year ended. It's officially New Years Day. I spent last night the same way I spend most New Years Eves...with the dog. Before you get sad, I work at a job where you are required to work either New Year's Eve or New Year's Day so it is what it is. This morning… Continue reading Let it go
I saw a post today about being in the middle between Christmas and New Years, when you don't know what day it is or what you're supposed to be doing. Healthcare has no holidays, so we don't really have that, but I get the sentiment. I have reached the point in the holiday season where… Continue reading Empty places
I was reading Everyday Holy by Melanie Shankle, and she talks about the need to stop asking God why things are happening and instead asking Him where we are going. But it's so much easier to ask why. I think when I think about the question, where are we going, I almost want to pose… Continue reading Where are we going?
The end of the year always brings contemplation. What did we learn this year? What do we hope to do next year? As one of my people and I start planning our "Goals Weekend" for January (more on this later), I think it has made me think more about this year and where we're headed.… Continue reading Still learning (again)
I woke up this morning, still with the bronchitis that won't die, but oddly enough that feels more normal than anything else that has happened lately. Every winter without fail at some point, it will happen. My lungs rebel and I get the respiratory crud. I decided this morning that I was not going to… Continue reading A little faith is what I need
Tonight I was convicted a little. I think maybe I came to some realizations that I don't necessarily like and might not be entirely comfortable with, but these realizations are no less true. First, it's ok to need people. Yes it's easier and safer to be the one meeting the needs. I'm comfortable in that… Continue reading Hard lessons
I took a little step away, which I do when life gets busy, but this time it was simply because I was, and continue to be, overwhelmed. I often use this blog to process the things and yet this time I have been processing them to myself and with the actual people in my life… Continue reading Be held