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?
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
(Disclosure: *I received a free copy of this book from B&H Publishers. I was not required to give a positive review. Thoughts and opinions expressed are mine alone.) Are you tired of trying to make your holidays "perfect" and failing every time? This might be the book for you. We're talking Sacred Holidays by Becky… Continue reading Sacred Holidays
Well this day did NOT go as planned. If that's not a statement of this whole year, I don't know what is. I got up this morning to go to my orthopedic doctor, as I do about ever 3 months for years, and he shoots my knee, tells me it needs replacing and sends me… Continue reading Life’s challenges
I found the above quote today and I felt like I needed it, more than once. So, I did what I do. I put it on a piece of art to hang up. Here's the thing. I'm as guilty as the next person, chasing something extraordinary and missing what's right in front of my eyes.… Continue reading Embracing ordinary