The cursor blinks back at me. It awaits a key stroke that is slow to come. Yesterday, it blinked until the screen closed. Today, doesn’t feel much different. Writing has been a very labored task for me lately. But it’s not for lack of words. In fact, I feel like I’m blazing new trails, exploring … More Embrace the Ponder
If you’ve been around the last few weeks, you’ll have noticed that I’ve talking a lot more about art. I’ve always been a creative sort of person and much of what I have done qualities as “art” rather than “crafting.” However, as I’m leaning into a more deliberate artistic/prayer practice, I’m recognize a few flaws … More 5 Early Lessons in Artistic/Prayer
The future often requires that we say good-bye to our past. It doesn’t always ask that we shed everything. It allows us to keep a few memories stored in boxes and a smattering of photos, knick-knacks, and other assorted items to remind us of that one time. However, the fact remains — we can’t hold … More Wisdom from A Vintage Trailer
I wanted the title of this post to be “Dun, Dun, Dun! Friendship… as an big person!” But it’s not. Instead it’s probably something nicer. Oh well, you can’t win them all. Plus, as an adult who has to watch calories and such, “big person” has a different meaning now. What I actually meant was … More 5 Semi-Wise Lessons on Friendship
Last week was daylight savings time. Many places in the world set their clocks ahead one hour and countless people look forward to the arrival of spring! Of course, after celebrating the arrival of spring, they complain because they lose an hour of sleep. Yeah, there’s just no making people happy. 🙂 I’ve been thinking … More What’s your complaint communicating?
We’ve been working to pay off all excess debt. It’s been a long and winding journey. We’ve taken many detours — most of which included actual travel so I’m not grieving the the extra time added. However, with the final payments looming just a few paychecks away, I’m getting that urge to splurge! Don’t judge … More My 3 Favorite Money Savers
Change often gets a bad rap. Especially when that change is sudden or not something we’ve been planning for. We like the change that we plan or pray for — a promotion at work, weight loss, a new baby, or marriage. But too often we think of change as something new, scary, and disruptive. Change … More What a Wonderful Word: Change