Haven't we all said it? Or hoped it? Or desperately wished it to be so? "Well, a lot can happen in a year!" But what if it doesn't? Or doesn't feel like it does? How do we watch friends and family go by without us? Survive another night feeling left behind or afraid of being… Continue reading When a Lot *Doesn’t* Happen in a Year
A Sandcastle Breakthrough
Hey. It's Monday. What a relief that we can try, try again. Don't give up! But do give yourself an adult time-out before jumping back in. Your sandcastle is looking good. Listen to your kingdom not your crown and KEEP AT IT!
Pain Is a Gateway Not a Gift
Pain is a gateway to the best joy & peace. . .God Himself. It is not that hard & painful things are swept under the rug and dealt with superficially as we tack on Christianese and suck it up. It is moreso that we have no rug or superficial joy or adequate reasoning to turn… Continue reading Pain Is a Gateway Not a Gift
I Got New Lungs Instead
I feel like life is changing. Or perhaps, I am just fully living in it again? Either way, the change is welcome, and yet quite overwhelming. I think spring and summer will always be marked as the season I finally came up for air and got new lungs instead. I think God has been working… Continue reading I Got New Lungs Instead