Category Archives: Everyday Life

The Same Yet Different

It’s fascinating how things come back around in our lives, undulating like ocean waves. I read a lot of books in 2016 and I was having trouble keeping track of them all. Originally, part of the purpose of this blog … Continue reading

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Now or On the Other Side

“She’ll have an incredible testimony when she’s on the other side of this.” I was eating dinner with some friends who had attended a Christian women’s event, and they were sharing about the tremendous impact it had on all of … Continue reading

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Back to Life

My neighborhood came back to life today. The sunshine was warm; the wind was cool; it felt wonderful to be outside. Sure, we’d had a warm day in February (and one that was actually hot!), but it was February and … Continue reading

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Smart Phone, Foolish User

I call the number and after four rings, voice mail picks up. I leave a message and attempt to hang up, but the screen of my smart phone is black and unresponsive. I push the power button, which usually wakes … Continue reading

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Speed Limit Enforced

Last week, I smashed my finger in the sliding door of my minivan. It was late. I was tired. All I wanted to do was to get home from work as soon as possible. It happened so fast: I hoisted … Continue reading

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Ode to Autumn

We spent last weekend at my parents’ home in the Ozark hills. It was a glorious time for celebrating with family but also for the amazing display of color in the forest’s canopy. I know that words and photos will … Continue reading

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An Experiment

Twelve was the magic number. Twelve iridescent blobs of smooth, purple glass. Twelve tokens worth fifteen minutes each, representing my allotted time for internet pursuits outside of work and e-mail each week. The idea for this budget of time hatched … Continue reading

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