Guys. I didn’t know that this was possible. Every year, my kids insist on turning a year older, and then they do that thing where they pick the thing I don’t want to do most of all, which is a birthday party where I need to talk to strangers about entertaining their kids for a… Continue reading How I survived the Anti-Pinterest Birthday Party.
There are a lot of things in my life, and I am betting in yours too, that work together to build a picture. A picture of me, or at least a version of me. Each piece of that picture calls different things to the forefront of my life, each one encourages different traits and strengths. … Continue reading on who we are.
One of my biggest… we will call it a handicap… one of my biggest handicaps as a HUMAN is my tendency to grab a big bucket of AWKWARD and dump it all over myself right before I meet new people. I am TERRIBLE at those first meet-and-greets, and heaven forbid there be any time allocated… Continue reading on friends(family)
It’s still January, so I think it’s still safe for me write about New Year’s Resolutions, correct? Well, let me tell you. I made a big one this year. And it’s so cliche that it’s NAUSEATING. But it’s been made, and so far, 25 days in, it’s been kept. This year, I am going to… Continue reading goal setting. (and goal doing)
Ok. To set the scene, I came up north Sunday afternoon. It was a terrible drive, but as I was by myself, and going to a place that has been my own personal refuge since I was a child, it was worth it. I have been alone in a cabin with a fireplace and a… Continue reading jesus.
We went to our church’s Christmas Eve service tonight. It was lovely. The lights were turned low, and most of the time was spent singing about our Savior’s birth and the wonderful, terrible, miraculous event that would happen just over 30 years later. The atmosphere was set. Candles. Dim lighting. A really terrific band who… Continue reading silent night.
Enough. That’s a heavy word for me. Enough. It sits on my shoulder and sticks its fingers into every aspect of my life. Enough. Do you have enough? Are you enough? Do you DO enough? Especially in this season. I have been struggling a lot lately with that concept. Particularly with the children. The past… Continue reading enough.