Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me... As much as I'd like this phrase to be true, today, it's meaningless. Words do hurt people and even the most shallow of verbal offenses prove consequential. It may be absurd that people can be injured by superficial words, by arrangements of … Continue reading The Words We Speak
I never knew why the occasional cookout was a thing on this Monday holiday. It's been awhile since my family celebrated Memorial Day. Today, we celebrated. More extended family got together, swam in the pool, ate delicious food, and just shared! Shared our time, created memories. Doing this really signified the meaning of Memorial Day. … Continue reading Memorial Day
Life gets boring when we've stopped dreaming, stopped pursuing, when we have too much time to ruminate. Some thing must cure this: new toy, new clothes, new phone. That's not how life should be. The unsatiated part of our hearts is a little black hole always searching for more. Black holes eat everything that you feed … Continue reading Finding Inspiration Near You
Sure, I love to write and can easily fill journal pages. I like words, I do, I do. Yet, my blog is still not where I want it to be. It must be time to change things up around here. What do I do? Other blogs and articles loaded with blogging advice all say the same thing.
Yesterday's devotion on learning to be content was quite profound. It's learning to be satisfied because God is enough. The day before yesterday, I pulled out one of my old sketchbooks so I could complete the empty pages. I drew my newly blossoming pepper plant 🙂 After flipping through the sketchbook, I found this sentimental … Continue reading How to be Content
...the milk I pumped for baby was green!
I've got a project to work on. Ok, listen it's nothing cool, just my late spring cleaning...because I do everything late. Music is fun but I really enjoy podcasts while I'm doing cleanup. It ranges from spiritual messages to folk stories to psychology to music analysis. I like it all, but I've listened to a … Continue reading Podcast Suggestions?