Definitions trip us up

My young adult years were filled with a bit of wandering and confusion about vocation. I felt this pressure to find the “thing” that fit all of the definitions. It had to be this magical path in my mind. I was 22. I felt a “call” as they say in the Baptist Church. I wentContinue reading “Definitions trip us up”

Starting a new project means…

My youngest started kindergarten 3 full weeks ago. It’s the longest time I have been away from my children since they were born. The first two days I felt like I had been dumped on a deserted island. I didn’t know where to start or what to feel. I felt an appendage had been takenContinue reading “Starting a new project means…”

Pieces of me

I remember the exhilarating feeling of the Summer after graduating high school.  I was 18, seemingly confident, and full of wonder for the future.  I can feel that ghost of a girl as I fondly look back.  Her identity would take some hits in the coming years. I remember the trepidation and excitement as IContinue reading “Pieces of me”

Creative Crunch

This year has been a busy one!  Between wifing, mothering and ministry, I have fit in a small art business (during naps and night time).  I began consigning artwork at The Adorable Child in Farragut.  It is a cute consignment shop with gently used and brand new things.  I also have sold to people aroundContinue reading “Creative Crunch”