Remembering Joy

This past week, I played handbells for the first time in three years….THREE YEARS. This is kind of a big deal. My history with musical instruments isn’t very consistent. I loved piano lessons in elementary school, but as I got older, other activities became priorities (and now I wish I would have stuck with it). I … [Read more…]

Friends & Seasons

I had a moment last week where I was feeling a bit isolated and in need of some attention. I don’t usually draw others to me like that. I usually really dislike posts that are vague but obviously directed towards someone, but I needed to express my thoughts and I was trying to convey a … [Read more…]

Walls

I wrote this post two and half weeks ago. Since then I have been praying about/contemplating whether to post it or not. While this post makes me vulnerable and reveals part of who I am to you, writing is a form of expression that is far more powerful than a simple status update. For those … [Read more…]

Empty

Sometimes it happens that I get into a funk this time of year. I am not sure why, because I truly love the season of Advent and the preparation for Christmas. The last couple of years, we haven’t been able to put a tree in our tiny apartment, so I decorate with the space we … [Read more…]