Holiday = Holy Day

I almost gave up celebrating holidays.   If you have been reading along on my journey, you are well aware of my souring relationship with society and the commercialization that attaches itself to almost everything we do.  Being pulled along on a tidal wave of candy hearts and over-sized stuffed animals felt like one more … More Holiday = Holy Day

Why Farva Died

My kids are mad at me.  Again.  We have a rule in our house – no electronics after 9 pm.  But simply stating a rule is powerless against the spells cast by the hypnotic blue glow.  It’s my fault – I haven’t been enforcing said rule.  Not surprisingly, everyone is tired, cranky, and distracted.  So, … More Why Farva Died

Holy Ping Pong

I have been playing ping pong for months.  Actually, years.  Great game when it’s just for fun.  Super frustrating when I’m wrestling with truth. The match is between chasing perfect and striving for holy living. I often feel like I am being tested – will I listen? obey? choose God?  Testing is hard to understand. … More Holy Ping Pong

Be a Nice Human

I’ve never overcome the habit of writing reminders on my hand.  Sticky notes with quotes and to-dos plaster my desk, my car, my life.  My favorite version is a T-shirt that has a simple phrase on it.  Be a nice human.  I need to become a nicer person.  And I need to be reminded.  I’m … More Be a Nice Human

The Memory Journal

  Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.                                ~Exodus 20:12 (ESV) I’m blogging today over at Me Too Moments for Moms. Click here to enjoy the post.

The Circles – Part Eight – Mentors

Does anyone else feel like there is just too much to know?  I’m trying to be a grown-up, I really am.  But there is just so much to understand.  To balance.  To take care of. Spirituality.  Physical Health.  Family.  Money.  Taxes.  Mental Health.  Friends.  Parenting.  DIY Projects.  Cultivating Passion.  Service.  Retirement.  Politics.  Debt.  World Issues. … More The Circles – Part Eight – Mentors