impatience in the journey


Lately I've not been able to write. Part of that is that I've been extra busy at work but even when I've had time there has been such a huge mental block -- it's frustrating to say the least. Last night my schedule unexpectedly opened up and I was able to go to a meeting at my church and sit down with a group of women, most of whom I'd never met without knowing really what we'd be discussing. I … [Read more...]

Day 1 #30daysofThanksgiving

Great Day Farms Eggs

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and has been for as long as I can remember. Well, of COURSE when I was a child Christmas and my birthday ranked higher because of how it served me, but as I got older I started to be drawn to the simple beauty of Thanksgiving. (Oh and since food is my love language that also helps...) This year for me has been about getting back to the basics. About seeing … [Read more...]

To Love Myself: Loving Life Intentionally

You know that point in a movie or book when the character realizes what exactly they have and how precious and valuable it is? The "it's a wonderful life" George Bailey moment running through the streets like a crazy person so thankful- where when that which was taken from them is returned and they are changed? I guess my question is ... can you get that- that depth of appreciation and gut … [Read more...]

Monday Happies


If you don't know me, I'm NOT a morning person. I'm the person that cheery, morning people fear. I've been compared to a bear... and worse! Also- I hate Mondays. I don't jump up out of bed on normal days and Mondays always seem to be especially horrible. Ben quotes Office Space to me way too often, "Does someone have a case of the MONdays?" and I want to hit him. On a more positive and less … [Read more...]