When Will We Be Together Again: A Lesson in Patience

I sat down to write today and couldn’t find the words; so I asked myself, how do I feel? And I still couldn’t find the words. My family and I are settling into a routine and are learning to embrace our new normal. Each day is similar to the last, Continue Reading

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If I Could Write Myself a Letter and Deliver it to the Past

Hello. How’s it going? What I’m about to tell you is going to sound kind of crazy. And even after I finish saying it, I’m not really sure you will believe me. If you do believe me, I’m not sure you will fully be able to grasp all that I’m Continue Reading

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Sheltering in Place: A Day in the Life of Our Family During A Pandemic

It’s a little after 8 am and I’m sitting at the kitchen island with my Bible, to-do list, notebooks, computer and pen by my side. My husband is working in our room at his make-shift office while the rest of the house is in a peace-filled state of slumber. This Continue Reading

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Music Moves Us: The Day I Realized I Needed A New Playlist

Music connects. It inspires. It moves us – both physically and emotionally.  Have you ever heard a song and found yourself transported to a different time and place in your mind? Maybe you haven’t heard the song for decades, and when the beat begins – you are amazed to find Continue Reading

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Thank You, Brave Women

Whether Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative – I have to believe whatever side you lean toward – you can agree with this. Assault of any form is not okay. In our core, as humans, we know this to be true. Or at least, I surely hope so. This isn’t Continue Reading

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When Your Nose Ring Goes Down the Drain (and Other Mishaps)

Last week was not the best week for me. For starters, I dropped my nose ring down the drain. Not a super big deal. It was more of an inconvenience than anything. Thankfully, I had a backup hoop that did the trick for a couple of days (and made me Continue Reading

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When the Morning Turns F-Bomb – Disney Style

Have you ever had a moment when you are slightly (or fully) ashamed of how you reacted to something? A moment when you look back at the wellspring of reactions you could have chosen from and think, “Really? That was my choice response?” I have had that happen. More times Continue Reading

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