Auditioning for the Role of Me

Have you ever suspected your life would be better off if someone else had been cast to play your part? I definitely have. Perhaps someone more naturally competent. More cheerful or self-assured. Less sensitive. Someone who doesn't get so easily confused or overwhelmed. (Fill in your own version of amazing.) I bet I could really … Continue reading Auditioning for the Role of Me

Waiting in Winter: Finding Purpose in a Season of Transition

Hello all. It's a pleasure to be back here again. I know this is just a website, but to me it feels more like a cozy huddle. It's a place I come to be encouraged and I hope it is for you as well. We need it, especially this time of year. I don't know … Continue reading Waiting in Winter: Finding Purpose in a Season of Transition

Go Ahead and Hide

Hello readers, how has your week been? Life has felt a bit crazy over here, to be honest. One of my children had a root canal, another had a rough week with their anxiety, I discovered I need an eye procedure done, and the world at large is filled with mayhem. A pretty potent cocktail. … Continue reading Go Ahead and Hide

Steady On, Paper Crumplers

Hello everyone! Happy New Year! After an enjoyable time with family, I am glad to be back here on the blog, especially as we have a shiny new decade upon us. I've been giving some thought to the idea of new beginnings and about how much I love them so. I've always loved starting things … Continue reading Steady On, Paper Crumplers

Repeat the Sounding Joy

Christmas carols are one of my favorite things about the season. None of this Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer nonsense. I'm talking real carols. This year, there has been one in particular singing in my soul: Joy to the World The author, Isaac Watts, published this work in a book of poetry in … Continue reading Repeat the Sounding Joy