Discernment & clarity

They say things happen for a reason. I have become increasingly envious of people who seem to have things going their way. You know those people too. Those who seem to lead perfect lives, with perfect families and perfect houses. They may even have the perfect dog. Or those who seem to be in tune…

Mismatch

I do not know what you have heard but I am not a very sociable person. I hate public speaking. My hands get all clammy, my heart starts thumping like crazy, and my insides turn and twist into indecipherable knots at the thought of having to address an audience. It does not matter whether I…

And so, for the umpteenth time

I am resurrecting this blog. For how long, I cannot say. Work, more work, and a nifty little social medium called Twitter all kept me from pausing long enough to compose a comprehensible version of the ramblings in my head. No, I still do not have a Facebook account. I do not think I ever…

No surprise?

My husband asked me to take this quiz. So I did. And here’s the result: You are Death Death, who is also life; who is the sound of wings in the darkness; who is always there when you need her most. You are a very kindly person, and always try to be empathetic and understand…

Thank you*

You know that Don Moen song, God is Good All The Time? Well, He is. Despite the state of our finances, the husband and I always manage to get by. We’ve never had a surplus of funds and yet we’ve been able to splurge on some really expensive getaways without swiping the plastic. And every…

News surfing

During my first couple of years at the university, I wanted to become a political writer slash analyst. I had every intention then of graduating with two bachelor’s degrees: Journalism and Political Science. Math 11 changed all that and now I’m stuck with just one degree. But I never lost the drive to read the…

Look-see!

Pretty yes? Now I regret not having such a photo during ours.