The Promise Keeper

Waiting for anything is difficult – the bus, your takeout order, that friend who’s always late. It can truly test your patience. I’ve never been someone who’s especially good at waiting {particularly when I’m hungry} so I get it. But waiting for something you really want, something your heart and soul is longing for, something…

To the Fiercely Independent Woman

Having hip surgery taught me a lot about myself. It’s been almost two years since the doctor gave the diagnosis I was both eagerly and anxiously awaiting. That process was a pretty significant juncture in my life and, in some ways, the self awareness it created is still bubbling to the surface – some of…

Be Still

What’s next? This can’t be it. Can it? I’m not happy fulfilled content. There’s gotta be more. Better. Maybe I need to be more. Better. Maybe I need to do more… Yes, that’s it. I just need to change a few things. Work a bit harder. Serve a bit more. Be a bit thinner. Dress…

The Veil was Torn

“And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook and the rocks split.” Matthew 27: 50-51 The veil was torn. The curtain in the temple that separated people from…

Escape Artist

I’ve discovered something new about myself. I’m an escape artist. A professional at getting out of things. I get the most done when I’m avoiding what I need to do. I call it productive procrastination. My apartment gets cleaned, my emails get answered, my errands get run, all those mundane tasks are suddenly incredibly appealing….

I’m Not Okay, And That’s Okay

I like to think of myself as a pretty honest person. The whole not stealing, not lying and staying out of shady business stuff – I’ve got that. And those who know me well would probably say that I like to keep it real. But when it comes to being deeply truthful about how I…