This process of aging, getting older, cresting into middle age is not for sissies, people! Related to that, I’ve decided to go grey. I can no longer keep up with the root touch-ups, salon visits, and highlighting work that is required of those of us who don’t walk around with their natural hair color. AndContinue reading “Going Grey; The Real Deal of Momentous Decisions”
I try to keep my voice soft because: how can I really know the answers? So I do my best to be patient, not freak out, and answer. all. the. questions.
On being a member of the sandwich generation which refers to those who take care of an aging loved one while still taking care of children.
What do you do when the odds are against you, when there’s no way in, when you’re the little guy?
Dear Faith, I just don’t have you most days. At least not out of my own volition. I don’t have the ability to call up a clarified sense of who Jesus is, how He wiped my sins away so that I could feel joy right in this moment. True, unadulterated faith, is usually not somethingContinue reading “A Letter to Faith”
Dear Harold, I know you are a fictitious character in a book but you need to know that there are 3 things I love about you: #1: You like to walk For starters, thanks for saying this: “If I just keep putting one foot in front of the other, it stands to reason that I’m goingContinue reading “A Letter to Harold Fry”
Dear Ebola Czar, I am sorry to hear about your crappy new job. What was that conversation like with Barack, I wonder? O: Hey bud, how would you like to be America’s first Ebola Czar? We could really use your help. I don’t know if you’ve been looking at the news but we haven’t had aContinue reading “A Letter to the Ebola Czar”
Dear Moms & Dads, It happened the other day; one of those moments we all dread. My son called me out on a parenting inconsistency. He told me he didn’t get to watch the same shows at age 10 that his little sister gets to watch now thereby informing me that our media standards haveContinue reading “A Letter to Dishonest Moms & Dads”
Dear 29 Days of the Month, Sometimes I don’t see the grand design. I think most of us can agree that there are multiple 24 hour stretches of time that just seem full of entropy, missed connections and misunderstood purpose. This letter is to those days. And it seems like there are more challenging days thenContinue reading “A Letter to 29 Days of the Month”
It’s super fun, when in stressful seasons, to think of you, Wonder Woman and your hyper-abilities. It transports me out of myself to think of all the things you can do much more quickly than I can. I picture you in your shiny red boots, some kind of super bling gold jog bra (with lotsContinue reading “A Letter to Wonder Woman”
by Christina Dates on the calendar are such a strange thing. A joyful event occurs on a certain date and you remember that date forever. A tragedy falls on a day and you never forget and dread its anniversary remembering anew that things will never be the same again. And meanwhile, we cross hundreds of daysContinue reading “A Letter to YOLO”