This past year marks the one year anniversary of us moving to the Seattle area. One year ago we said goodbye and started something new in a part of the country I had never been. Time is a slippery thing, in some ways it feels much longer than that and in others it feels like… Continue reading One Year
I’ve lived with the dream of being a published author almost as long as I’ve been able to read. In my early years of actively pursuing said dream, I used to feel discouraged when other people were successful. I remember going to a conference when I was in college and looking at the massive crowds… Continue reading Enough Success to go Around.
The week and a half after we found out we had to find a new place was rough. I won’t lie or sugarcoat it for you I was depressed, sad and angry. There were wounds that hadn’t been fully healed that had been picked wide open and all I wanted to do was stay in… Continue reading Home
We learned this week that the lease on our house won’t be renewed. We’re good tenets but it’s a sellers market and the owner wants to put our home up for sale. My heart is kind of broken. I love this little house. It’s felt like such a blessing. Fenced in yard, kitchen with room… Continue reading Nomad…
Last Sunday we went to an old fashioned hymn sing. It was fun and stretching. It’s been a good long time since I sat in a Soprano section and forced my voice into some of those other-worldly octaves. Oh but it was fun. Singing those old songs, the ones that we just all know for… Continue reading The Lord Bless You and Keep You.
“Love bears all things.” In the greek the word bear is stego, it literally means a thatch roof. In other words love is a roof. Love is a roof? I sat there with the book I was reading open on my lap like I’d just been slapped upside the head. A roof shelters us, it… Continue reading Love is a Roof
Last fall when I started really yearning to try new things both physical and mental I got the idea of taking a parkour lesson. If you don’t know what parkour is, think ninja warrior; a lot of jumping, rolling and climbing up stuff. There’s something about it that really appeals to the action star trapped inside… Continue reading Parkour