Another word on friends…

Seasons change, and people around you change, and even friends change. And that’s okay. I think that you have friends in seasons – some of those seasons are for the long haul, some of those seasons are circumstantial or situational. Too many times have I not realized that and then tried to “over-kindle” the relationship…

Simple, but oh so challenging.

You were called to love everyone. You were not called to be close to everyone. These were words that a youth leader said this morning to a group of middle schoolers. I wish someone would have said it that simple to me a lot earlier in life. “This is the message you have heard from…

Mom heart melting – Party of One!

I’m sitting in this place called Tiny Town – it’s literally what it sounds like … a tiny town built for kids to play in a land of pretend. Among the room are a bunch of kiddos from tiny to toddlers, a bunch of moms… and one dad. My husband. If there was ever a…

I was supposed to have a baby today.

A few months back I shared the story of our miscarriage. What I didn’t know then was that the story wasn’t finished. Which in hindsight was naive to think… but I hadn’t gone through this before so I really had nothing to compare it to. I’ve been trying to write this entry for weeks, you…

Maybe life isn’t meant to be curated.

  cu·rate2 ˌkyo͝oˈrāt,ˈkyo͝oˌrāt/ verb past tense: curated;  select, organize, and look after the items . select the performers or performances that will be featured. select, organize, and present, typically using professional or expert knowledge. Think about this for a second. How much are we willing to share with those around us – including those that are…