Heading Out to the Middle

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Today’s the last day I get to be 38. For years I have told the kids I was 29. LH finally told me last year that I didn’t look like other 20-somethings, and decided that I was 31. I never corrected her. Technically I was 31. At least. At least 31.  This year, she was all set to agree…

When You Just Don’t Want To

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I can’t say that I’ve ever seen a grown woman stomp her foot and pout but I’m about two shakes of a lamb’s tail from getting that foot of mine ready. I just don’t want to. I received a text this morning from the cub scout leader. “LH is going to be a flag bearer…

On Being A Shoe Noticer…

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My heart is sad over the loss of Robin Williams this morning. For my friends in other countries who may not recognize the name, he was an American actor and comedian who recently committed suicide. The nation was shocked because he played roles that were funny. He was known for playing family roles, heartwarming roles, and…

God, Out Of The Box.

I finally figured it out. I have been in a funk for the past week, but couldn’t quite put my finger on why. There’s a guy at work, I’ll call him Mr. W. He told me about a book that he read where the author was a pastor of a certain denominational congregation, and he…

Just-In-Case Faith

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Have you ever truly examined your faith? No matter what it is, whether moving across the country, starting a new business, applying to college, or even looking for God to provide daily needs, it all needs faith. This week has been immensely stressful. First I was on the island, then booted off the island. We…