Things I’ve found around the web this week that have struck a chord, resonated, made me sit up and pay attention and/or have made my heart go pitter-pat. Ann Voskamp – that woman has a way with words. You were made to grow and that only happens if you are fragile and brave enough to… Continue reading Around the Web / 1
I don’t even know where to begin. Or even how to begin. I don’t know much, but I do know that writing is cathartic, and I’ve been writing in a journal for the last two weeks. It has helped. I guess the only way to begin is to start. So. Cowboy is gone. He died… Continue reading New Normal
Woah…long time no chat! It has been a whirlwind these last couple of weeks and I didn’t find time to write. In between now and the last time I wrote, we spent a splendid 10 days in Hawaii on a family vacation. It was glorious and busy and wonderful and hot. It was so awesome… Continue reading Soooo…Hawaii! Part 1.
Next week, I will have been married for one year. Well, the second time around anyway. I hope this second time lasts a whole lot longer than the first time around. This second time around marriage has staying power and I am so grateful for chances to try again. That being said, I still want… Continue reading 5 Things I Learned After One Year of Marriage
I wrote this poem while I was at work today. I took this picture on my walk this morning. We have a lot of eucalyptus trees in our area and sometimes their bark falls off in huge swaths, especially if it rains. The following poem was a result of the above picture. Fall apart all… Continue reading A Poem
Whether you like the original Leonard Cohen version, or can venture to appreciate a cover, enjoy this, please. This song will always have a little piece of my heart, no matter who sings it. To me, this song has always seemed to illustrate our brokenness and our beauty. It seems like those two things can’t… Continue reading We’re All a Little Broken
Disclaimer: I’m not at all sure where this post is going to end up, or even how it’s going to begin, so please bear with me. And if you aren’t interested in Christianity, read no further and just look at the lavender picture. I’ve been listening to a podcast lately that’s called Company of Burning… Continue reading Burning Hearts and Wildfire