Dear Ella, Today was Mother’s Day and while I was counting my motherhood blessings I was counting you. One year ago this month your Poppy called to say you’d be joining us for dinner. I left to meet you both at the house and we’ve been together ever since. Together we’ve learned and done so… Continue reading high calling.
Affair (n.) …an intense amorous relationship, usually of short duration That’s one of the seven definitions found on dictionary.com….it’s a noun. You can go to an affair, host an affair, want an affair, have an affair… I’m going to try and STOP an affair. It was two years ago…I was parked at the post office… Continue reading a f f a i r .
This time last year I was sitting at Paige and John’s house in Lubbock and blogging my way into my 47th year of life…I had no idea what was waiting for me…and I’m glad. Had I known that night that I would face the things I’ve faced, I might have written with less positive enthusiasm… Continue reading so this was 47…
I have criticized myself from the top of my head to the tip of my toes. If I was ever inadequate in your eyes, you were wasting your energy if you ever said so…you only validated what I was already thinking…feeling…which could all be summed up in these three words…Not Good Enough. Not thin enough…pretty… Continue reading scrutiny mutiny.
Yesterday was Jana’s birthday and the missing was real and painful. We could go all year without connecting but when our two-week-apart birthdays showed up on the calendar we were on it! We would call and catch up and my heart would Always, Always be lighter and fuller and happier and humbled that she… Continue reading straight up rabbit chasing.
You are inundated with political banter and by now you’ve voted or you are planning to do so tomorrow. Let’s face it, we are not dealing with the brightest and best crayons in the box this election. We have watched with squinted eyes as these two have bickered, belittled and accused one another for the… Continue reading if you’re really with her…
I don’t know how your church does it, but where I came from, when you joined a church they had you stand at the front and after the closing prayer the members come up and welcome you with hugs, handshakes and invitations to collaborate…and by collaborate I mean sign up for a committee and participate.… Continue reading g r i e f.