During a recent talk with my therapist she asked about my father. I hadn’t really talked about him much (you can learn more about him here) and once she added everything up she said, “You’re resilient.” Also, while in a virtual meeting at work a while back, a coworker described me as steadfast. What’s interesting is the word steadfast is on the list of … Read More Resilient
Last week I was on the phone with the receptionist at one of my mom’s doctors’ offices and I broke down. She called to explain that my mother needed to have a procedure done the very next day, and…..I broke down. What she didn’t know is that ten minutes earlier, I was on a call with my mom, her care provider and one of … Read More Don’t Give Up
Written on April 14th, 2021 While in the shower today, I’ve been in deep reflection about the happenings of this year. This has been a challenging start to the year. It’s been both revelatory and extremely hard. Through it all, God has shown up in incredible, Word-confirming ways! You haven’t heard from me for a while because I didn’t have the energy to write. … Read More This Year
Tonight while on a call the facilitator asked for prayer requests. Over and over again I rehearsed my prayer requests only to decide not to speak. And then she asked again. And again – and again and every time she asked I bit my tongue and hid my requests in my heart. After others had shared their prayer requests, she shared her own and … Read More A Double Portion in 2021
I used to cry when I couldn’t get in contact with my mom. Sometimes days would go by without a returned call and I was convinced something bad happened and I would cry. Then we’d finally talk to each other and the cycle would start all over again. Eventually, I decided it was the phone that was the issue so I bought my mom … Read More Where is Your Faith?