Slow it down. Breathe it in.

A curling iron cord. That’s what almost did me in the other day. Really? A cord? A silly, long, tangled, un-obliging cord. I had already used the curling iron, a couple hours earlier, and put it back away. Just as I was ready to leave, though, I noticed a piece of hair that I either […]

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Waiting and Hoping and Believing

When life doesn’t do what we expect it to do, as believers, we can only do one thing. Hope. Some people think hope is a dirty word. “I hope for _____” and “I hope I can accomplish ____” or whatever your hope might look like in your world. It is not bad to hope for […]

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And then, BAM! I live in Texas.

I’ve been having a hard time with this first blog post, from my new home. In part, I feel like I have too much to share. In part, I don’t know what to share and what not to share. And finally, some of it is really good and some of it is a struggle. All […]

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Sayin “Bye Y’all” is Never Easy.

It’s March 11th today. I won’t post this writing for probably a couple of weeks. And, honestly, it’s probably going to take me a couple weeks to write it. One because it’s hard and two because it keeps changing. There are a lot of things happening and it’s going to be a little bit of […]

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Which way do I go?

It’s fair for you guys to know… my word. You know, that one… the one that begs me to find “serenity?” Well, it’s breaking me. Stretching me. Changing me. This reason is why I love doing the OneWord challenge so much. There are so many things in my world that can be wrapped up in […]

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I surrender all…

Let’s start by saying this… I’m about as “uncheckboxed” of a Christian as one person can get. My pastor is big on not being a “checkbox Christian.” Not being that person who just goes down the list of “Christian things to do” checking off boxes on the way. He’s taught us all great lessons in […]

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Is love lost on…

… me? I can’t sleep. My brain doesn’t stop easily and tonight is no exception. When those things are combined, we get late night posts that I probably regret tomorrow. And here we are… Please understand… I am NOT looking for sympathy, pats on the backs accompanied by a “there, there” and, certainly, not pity. That isn’t […]

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