presence

it's time to write again. unfortunately, i allowed myself to get distracted by facebook and now i've forgotten how i was going to begin this post. it was smarter than this; i value smart starts. alas, writing is still in order so here i go, placing one figurative foot in front of the other. today …

mixed emotions

#1. I woke with regret. It's been a week since surgery. I'm doing quite well--pretty strong, beating fatigue. But I should have set up an auto response for email, trusted all of work to God. Instead, I'm not truly resting and it feels too late now. What pains me is not that I need the …

i’ve come down

perhaps you have, too. perhaps you've fallen victim to an invitation that was ever so enticing. your guard was already down. you weren't giving your full attention to what you've been called to do. or perhaps you've not even been settled on your calling. essentially you've been an easy person to distract, a perfect target. …

the crying

today's been a random tear festival. the only thing i can attribute it to is hormones, really. that in addition to how i should be 14 weeks pregnant, beyond nausea and full of excitement. i should have told the world by now about the baby inside me and my hidden pinterest board would be on …