When was the last time you wanted to run away? Last year? Saturday? Just a few minutes ago when you shut yourself in the bathroom to see what the internet held for you and found yourself reading this post? Yep I get it. Pete: Where’s Cora, Cousin Wash? Washington Hogwallop: [chewing and choosing words carefully as his … More The Answer for When You Want to Run Away
For months on end I’ve been bound by the unfinished. Projects, post, prayers, maintenance, medications, ministries and ideas… They pile high on my table, spill into list form in my planner and sound alarms on my phone for fear that I’ll forget to complete something. When I do accomplish a task it feels so good to check … More When You’re Undone by Unfinished Business
Chalk up Day 6 with no coffee. None. Not even a cup. It’s been a grievous experiment to say the least as I try and figure out what’s been causing the source of my swallowing and sinus maladies lately. When antibiotics failed to do the trick Dr. Google pointed me to “silent reflux” – which … More What We All Wish For
When I was little our church had the most magnificent Christmas tree I’d ever seen. With the tallest of the men on 12 foot ladders I still don’t know how they reached the top. Decorating stretched into the evening as children eager with anticipation for the adults to finish stringing lights (so many lights…) waited for the real … More How Did Christmas Find You?
Fifteen minutes before leaving on vacation found me crying, with a bruise forming on top of my right cheekbone. I had lost the fight with some of the boy’s musical gear due to my own clumsiness as I loaded it into the car and a black eye was not the baggage I had planned on carrying with me for … More Lost and Found