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…

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…

Full time everything.

How are you supposed to be a full time spouse – a full time parent – a full time career doer – or a full time (fill in the blank for whatever else!) … You just try. & then you repeat to yourself: “You are not a perfect human. And there is no one else around…