Narrative View

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The idea that there is something better, something kinder, awaiting us after this long difficult slog is the hope I cling to.¬† Daily.¬† Hourly.¬† Our reality is challenging.¬† Our lessons can feel like such a struggle. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Fortunately we get breaks.¬† We have blessings.¬† […]

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Attitudinal Accordance

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†While it is true that for quite some time now I’ve preached the gospel of Self-Care, it is equally true that from time to time I’ve continued to lapse into a state of judgey-ness.¬† (I’m not happy about this, so it needs to be addressed.) ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† […]

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Another Kind of Day

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†We’ve never been a family who understood the TGIF mindset.¬† For generations we were the weekend and evening workers. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†We covered all shifts, we were there when other folks needed time off for holidays with their loved ones.¬† It’s how we were raised, […]

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Additionally and Also, Plus

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Remember our stewardship messages from Earth Day week? ¬†Well, turns out, we’re not done there. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†What I woke up with today was way colorful. ¬†Just as Spring is springing itself silly all over the place right now, so too, is the Universe popping […]

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Safe, Cautious, and Caring

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†It has become a most fascinating way to wake up, this message-every-day phenomenon. ¬†Now,¬†nearing¬†a full year since it began, I still don’t understand it entirely. ¬†But, as you well know, I also don’t question it. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†As long as they keep arriving, I’ll keep […]

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