There are many terms of endearment used between friends. Best friends forever, otherwise known as BFF, and BFFL, best friends for life. Two of the faves from my childhood were love ya lots or love you like a sis. A quick peek at my teen daughter’s snap chat streaks would give me a better idea … Continue reading FIC: Friends In Christ
There are two things that you must know about Hoos people and springtime. One, the mowing begins. We pull out the trailer and the big mowers and get ready to cut the grass. A confession: I say “we” loosely. Number two thing about springtime, the favorite sport begins. We pull out the cleats and the … Continue reading Bleachers. Benches. And At Bat.
By the end of the year 2015, my hope was waning. I had spent the entire year in what felt like the literal decaying of my mind and body. Symptoms not worthy of my mentioning had taken my ability to function normally. Driving was no longer. Walking across the room was difficult. Pain and abnormality … Continue reading Galatians 2:20
It was (and still is) a rare occasion for me to shop alone. On this particular evening, I was alone. I made my way to the local store, whose name is to remain anonymous. But you know the one.I’m not sure if the majority of the people in the building that evening were having a … Continue reading Pouring Out When You’re Dried Up
Shame on you. If it had been spoken that bluntly in my head, I think I would’ve recognized it.But it wasn’t. It was subtle and conspicuous, really. A series of thoughts that kept sneaking up on me, creating what can only be described as a group of dark clouds hanging over my head. They were … Continue reading Shame On. Shame Off.
From one Christian mom to another, just trying to keep it real . . . Parenting my kids is hard. We’re living in the 21st century and fighting the forces of technology’s negative influence on our children, from the time they can hold a brief attention span to the time we send them off as … Continue reading From My Home to Yours: Talking Technology