It is weird to have someone ask me questions over a meal because I’m usually the question asker. Stuff like: What’s your big God dream? What’s the best thing that’s happened to you in the last 6 months? If you know me, this is standard fare. But that’s not what happened when I went to Breakfast with Strangers. Meet Matt… Read More
One more thing on my to-do list … ? Of course not. This was the year of no resolutions. Subtracting, not adding. Of replying with far more ‘no thank you’ … Why then, do I find myself scribbling grocery notes in the margin of my daily calendar and asking my husband about extra availability in his schedule to have people… Read More
I don’t talk much during times like this. Because there is so much talking. People trying to figure things out … out-loud. And while I understand the desire to figure things out, we should remember we won’t figure this out. Because we can’t. This will not be understood. Any time. Ever. I know. Because I witnessed a murder in my… Read More
Can I tell you how grateful I am for Jules words this morning over at Pancake & Fries? She confessed she hasn’t done much for Christmas this year (me either) and then said, “I don’t want to feel like I am going through the motions at Christmas. I want to be calm, and relaxed, and content. I want to believe… Read More
This is a post for blogger types. And/or people like me who, as hard as we try not to, allow ‘likes’ or ‘fan’ numbers to dominate a sense of well-being. Of love. Joy. Belonging. I want to invite you to Mizpah. I think Mizpah looks like this. This is a picture of our Thanksgiving table before my family and I… Read More
This election ~ details. Not the whole of life in the great, grand scheme of history as we know it. And no matter what I’m thinking, it’s not enough to hate on people who think differently. Candidates included. So this morning, just like every other morning … I woke up, had a cup of coffee, read my Bible and prayed. And just this morning, I heard God say, "No matter which way you’re thinking, I got this …"