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…]

Why Such a Hurry?

Getting used to living at a quicker pace on the East Coast, or “Mid-Atlantic”, as I’ve heard it called recently, has certainly been a challenge. The faster pace is very subtle, so it’s hard to describe, but the rush that everyone seems to be in, is draining at times. And now that we are in … [Read more…]

What Inspires Me? (November edition)

It’s been a few months since I have been able to do this, but I’ve got a few links to share that inspire me! Plus, it’s the beginning of my favorite month…November (the month of my birth and Thanksgiving, two of my most favorite holidays!) Great Conversation Starter:You May Never See Another Couple Full of … [Read more…]

Coming Home

This weekend we are returning to Michigan for the first time in over a year. We are so excited to celebrate a wedding, see family and visit dear friends! But part of me feels a little bittersweet about the whole thing. As a football fan, next Sunday is a big game for our team because … [Read more…]

Thicker Skin

I had one of those days at work last week, where I had to accept criticism. Now, in most cases, I don’t mind it. It’s never easy to accept criticism, but I’ve learned that if it is constructive, I can learn from it, grow and move forward. However, when I am criticized simply because of … [Read more…]