Learning to find peace in every season.
Category: Grief and Suffering
What to do with pain in this world?
I Want My Montage
I'm a child of the 80s, so I was conditioned by Hollywood to expect radical, miraculous, four-minute transformations set to super hype music. You know... training montages! Rocky IV, The Karate Kid, Bloodsport... the heroes all start out with zero skill whatsoever and, during the course of a very motivating song, they become masters of their own… Continue reading I Want My Montage
Emotional Heart Attacks…
A very long title for a pretty short update. 😉
I Lift My Eyes
Anna used to play a game on her iPod. It would show an extreme closeup picture of an object, and she had to correctly guess what the object was. Most of them were easy for her, but every now and then, she'd get stumped and come running to me, asking for the answer. Usually I couldn't… Continue reading I Lift My Eyes
Letting Opposites Attract
To My Kids After This Election…
What do we tell our children? Here's one Christian mama's message...
I’m Just His Girl
"I feel like He is telling me that my identity isn't in my healing, just like my identity wasn't in my being sick..."
Horse Faces and Updates
So a horse walks into a bar, and the bartender looks up and says, "Hey! Why the long face?" Badump. Chhhhhhiiiiiing. Sorry. I legitimately could not think of any other way to start this post. Ha! It's mid-August! Back to school time, back to routine, back to school pick-up lanes, back to multiple colors of… Continue reading Horse Faces and Updates
Anyone Else Need a Soul Nap?
I've written about it before... how Satan's strategy is to separate the wounded from the herd. It's a classic predatory move. And super effective, if we let him get away with it.
Side Effects of Living
Some mornings, I wake up, and it feels like my mind has already guzzled half a gallon of coffee, been to the gym, stamped out a full day's work, and is tapping its foot impatiently waiting for my lazy body to come around. Consciousness, for me, can feel like turning the TV on in the… Continue reading Side Effects of Living