I’ve been thinking about choices for the last two days. I was playing a card game called “Whot” with my hubby and I won three or four games in a row. He said “You’re good.” I took a breath and smiled. Then thought, am I good? Or am I just lucky? The next game, I … Continue reading Choices: A Sunday Sermon
Getting older is scary. Not because we’re closer to old age, but because the weight of responsibilities that sit on our shoulders seem to get heavier and heavier with each year. At least that’s how I felt. I felt like getting older meant you needed to know more, be better, do better, have more answers, … Continue reading thirty.
2018 taught me that life comes at you fast. It taught me that life isn’t always what it seems. It taught me that when life tells you to go, you go, and when it tells you to stop, you stop. 2018 has taught me that nothing is ever the same; yet and still, everything is. … Continue reading 2018: Life Is What You Make It.
I awoke one morning around 4 am as I often do. My body has somehow programmed itself to hate me thus making me open my eyes way before sunlight hits my window. But whatever. As I was awake at the middle of the night, I decided to begin scrolling through social media in search of … Continue reading Are You Truly Living?
Living. The pursuit of life. We've become too obsessed with the concept that we've failed to actually live. We've stood by admiring others putting envy to their freedom. Putting curiosity to their methods. We've wandered so deep in thought; farther than we've ever let our thoughts go before yet our body stayed stagnant. Laid dormant … Continue reading Watching Life Die…
Yesterday, I thought depression was my friend. I thought that it was the easiest way to live through a moment where I was struggling mentally, physically, and emotionally. The more that I gave into the feeling, the more it felt normal and necessary. It had gotten to the place where I felt like not being … Continue reading Depression is Deceitful
For centuries,we have been using the saying "the grass is always greener on the other side" to express the idea that though we should be grateful for our current positions, those of others always seem much more appealing. And while I understand the idiom, I'm challenged to believe that in actuality, not only is the grass on … Continue reading My Grass is Purple
10, 9, 8, 7... It was bitter sweet to be sitting in a New Years Eve service still breathing as the year went from 2013 to 2014. As soon as the clock struck midnight, my mind was filled with thoughts and messages from God. I began to reflect on who I am and I decided: No more lying to myself. No more secrets. … Continue reading 25 of My Biggest Secrets