clutter cleanup

When I am stressed I fixate on the physical clutter in my life. My go-to way of dealing with piles of paper and whatnot I have collected over the years is to find an empty-ish drawer, cabinet, or room and tuck the stuff out of sight. I still know it’s there, but I don’t have … Continue reading clutter cleanup

life savers

When I decided to start this blog I shared my dreams for it with my spiritual director. I planned, and still plan, to have 3 posts a week. Tuesday Thinking, a mid-week guest spot for someone to share their thinking, and a Friday post diving into scripture that hopefully corresponds to the Tuesday Thinking and … Continue reading life savers

swim lessons

One day last week I helped supervise a group of children from our church as they went to a morning of swim lessons. As I sat on the side of a pool, my legs dangling in the water, I watched one of our girls taking her first lesson (she hadn’t been able to come earlier … Continue reading swim lessons

tell me a story

Tell me a story. Nick and I dated long distance our whole relationship, all the way through our engagement, and then right up until our wedding day. Early on, we would watch Netflix together over skype to give us something more date-like to do. As time passed and we got to know each other better … Continue reading tell me a story