Ignore the Handrail

This last weekend couldn’t have been much better. My happy place is the beach and it is there that I found myself with my favorite person, for three days. Jesse and I fished… Continue reading

Staying in the Moment

Have you ever driven across town to a familiar destination and when you arrived, you realized you were on autopilot and really don’t even remember driving? How many times have you said things… Continue reading

Saturated

I stayed up until 4am binge-watching Downton Abby. *Warning… this post contains Season Two spoilers* Jesse went fishing early this morning with some buddies. I was still awake, cuddled up on the couch… Continue reading

Fail Does Not Equal Failure

My kids are required to have a $500 emergency fund tucked away in the bank and at least a B average in school in order to keep their driving privileges. There are many… Continue reading

A Painful Journey Back

The pain of grief is like labor pangs. You remember them, but you don’t FEEL their depth, their intensity, until the next contraction hits. Those precious few minutes between contractions give you time… Continue reading

Precious Property

This week, Phoenix and I binge-watched the first (and only thus far) season of the Netflix original series, Bridgerton. With the exception of some unnecessarily graphic and extended sex scenes in the last… Continue reading

Three Days In

Three days into a 10-day-minimum quarantine… and I’m already done. It just hit me this morning. Frustration and intolerance in the depth of my chest. My work log on info was wrong. My… Continue reading

Embracing the Chaos

This morning I prayed for God to help me embrace the chaos that’s swirling around me. I’m reading, Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis. I need to read this book every year. It… Continue reading

Election 2020

The big day is here. Election 2020, when America votes for her next leader… and chaos is sure to follow. Last night I was in book study with a group of amazing, solid… Continue reading

Future and Hope

Jeremiah 29:11 is a well-known verse: “For I know the thoughts I think towards you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”… Continue reading