2022 – There is no shoe.

2022 – There is no shoe.

I don’t know where you land on the Enneagram. (Here’s a great book for beginners. Also, here’s a quiz.) I’m solidly a 6 with a 5 wing. In a nutshell, it means I have a bajillion worst case scenarios in my head at any moment. Seriously. They...
How to un-overwhelm yourself

How to un-overwhelm yourself

Every year, it happens. I get the school calendar, Wednesday night church activities dates, tennis practices and matches, band rehearsals and parades – to say nothing of my own schedules and activities. I hear the gloriously open boxes on the calendar start to...
Theological Thursdays – Hope Nazi

Theological Thursdays – Hope Nazi

I’m stuck in a badly written dystopian novel. What else do you call conversations about vaccines, their potency, forced quarantines and how the health department wants me to get a vaccine simply so they have a paper trail? I was ranting to my hubby. “If I...
In the Raw – Finding Home

In the Raw – Finding Home

I never expected Woodland Mall to feel like coming home. We walked in a bit early for our appointment with the Apple Store – because you can’t just walk in the store anymore, thank you Covid. Others with my particular skin tone were just one of many shades...
Christmas in 2020

Christmas in 2020

I was halfway into the writing of a tongue-in-cheek post when I felt it. No spark of life. The post was encouraging and uplifting and on the way to imparting hope in the middle of this bizarre year. Yet, it was just off. Kinda like this year. My thoughts drift and...