Remember

Oftentimes, life is lived in the trenches. The Trenches do not give vista views. The Trenches are sweaty, musty, dirty, close-quartered and tend to lend to a near-sighted mindset. In The Trenches, we forget the big picture. I have been feeling the Trench life in my bones. When a chronic illness inhabits your home andContinue reading “Remember”

A little Disney Magic

I drank the kool-aid. Our family had a special time together at Disney last week. I love being all in in an adventure. Being “with” my family, laughing, eating, and exploring was life-giving to me. The first day I decided that I would paint a collage of all of our experiences there–each restaurant, ride, snack,Continue reading “A little Disney Magic”

Self-sufficiency or Humility?

We all have unique perspectives on life because of our individual experiences. My unique perspective in childhood included being the daughter of a Minister of Music in a small town baptist church. It was a normal occurrence in our house to hear Christmas Cantatas in the Summer in the tape deck of the Ford CrownContinue reading “Self-sufficiency or Humility?”

That friend that drops truth bombs…

We all have that friend that is not afraid to say what they think. When you want to know the truth, you call them. When you ask “how do I look or how does this communicate,” you are ready for the real answer that does not tip toe around feelings. If they are healthy, theyContinue reading “That friend that drops truth bombs…”

Friday Fives: Surprises in Adult Life

I used to look at adults and think they had it all figured out. It seemed adulthood was rather boring. And then…as all things, I entered into adulthood where there are surprises around every corner if you are watchful. Oh to be a life-long learner. This past year, I have felt and understood and beenContinue reading “Friday Fives: Surprises in Adult Life”