Anger. It's my default emotion. Whenever something is too hard or too threatening or hurts too much, I get angry. Probably one of the reasons is that I spent a lot of growing up being angry to avoid being sad and it kind of stuck. Is it the curse of red hair? Just kidding it's… Continue reading God can take it
I've been tasked with a...well a task. I have two weeks to come up with my story, or whatever story I'm supposed to tell to my group. To be fair, this was partially my idea, so I have no one to blame but myself. We're reading Remember God by Annie F. Downs. And I kind… Continue reading Has anyone seen hope?
Tonight I sat (again) on the couch of my person while a mix of exhaustion and the cruelties of this world threatened to overwhelm. And once again she put me back together. She jokes that her house is the hospital. I joke that she should bill me. (I mean at this point she probably should,… Continue reading A call to…something
I feel like if I start every post with, this has been a trying time, you may start to doubt my authenticity. But friends...2018 was brutal but 2019 has been coming in hot on its heels. I think by now if you've been reading this for a minute (or if you've known me in real… Continue reading Unknown blessings
As I look at a lot of the current new books, I'm struck with a common theme. A lot of them tell the story of unmet expectations in some area of life (or every area of life). It's just not what we thought it would be. I get it. I mean I would say a… Continue reading Unmet expectations
How well do you do at asking for help? If you do that really well, I might need some pointers. I am terrible at it. I hate admitting I can't do something or handle something on my own. I mean even when I'm surrounded by a bunch of people ready, willing and capable of helping… Continue reading Just a little help
I'm in a weird place right now. No, not physically. Physically I'm in my bed, exhausted and ready to sleep if only this pesky brain would shut down. I'm in a weird place in life. If you've been around, you know I have a control thing. And I like to know what's going to happen,… Continue reading Solemnly Seeking Discernment