Pendulums {Choosing Truth}

Living out loud is hard. There is so much noise out here. I've been blogging for almost 7 years and still sometimes I feel like I've entered a crowded room of people, all talking so loudly, trying to be heard above the others, and I just want to hold my hands over my ears. At the end of the day so many people want to be heard but don't have a lot to say. It's so easy to criticize and preach from … [Read more...]

Words More Than People

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I haven't written much in the last month or so but I am stepping back in to tell you why I haven't been writing, through writing, (kind of a silly process... I'm super aware =-)). It hasn't been that I don't have stories that could be shared it is simply that there is something new happening in my life and I have had to step back in order to understand it all. The Lord has been taking me on … [Read more...]

The Bounce

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I feel fairly comfortable sharing my weaknesses here- it's a safe place for me and I feel anyone that comes here and decides to stay and read is doing it because they want to. I'm not shouting from a soapbox on a street corner, commanding people to pay attention to me- instead I feel sometimes like we are having a quiet conversation in a dimly lit coffee bar, as we lounge on comfortable chairs … [Read more...]

On Waiting Well

When I lived overseas, the public transportation was, to say the least, unpredictable. You might wait 30 seconds between buses or 30 minutes or more. The longer the time between buses, the larger the silent crowd would gather and the tensions would rise as people stepped forward out of place. We'd hear the bus before it came over the hill. There would be a quiet gasp, a push forward and a … [Read more...]