Today is, for many, a really special day. In fact, for many, it's incredibly special. It's the first time they get to hear those 3 precious words - Happy Mother's Day. For others, it's special because they've heard those words over and over again, and it's always gets sweeter. For the new Grammies, it's the [...]
How do we deal with difficult people? And is "dealing" with them really the best approach? People are _________. a. Difficult b. Confusing c. The worst d. Often unloveable e. All of the above If you've ever had an interaction with another human being, you'll probably find the correct answer to the statement above to [...]
I played that game for a long time. Numbers on the scale. Numbers on the measuring tape. Numbers on my clothes. Numbers in my food. The calories. The carbs. The sugars. Counting all day long... And yet none of those numbers told the story of who I am, what my character is like, how dedicated [...]
I've only just recently processed the Event that put my husband in a wheelchair, then led him to a little scooter, then to crutches for 8 weeks and eventually to complete healing and the ability to not only walk but to run again. Sometimes, it feels like only a story until I look down and see the question mark shaped scar on his leg. He says it feels like it happened ages ago. But to me, it feels like it happened just yesterday.
I've been home for a few days now, and the whirlwind of emotional rollercoasters have been in full force. Reverse culture shock is a thing. Getting back to normal is my fear. Falling back into routine is scary. And wondering if the missions trip vibes will wear off is real. Day 1 after my trip [...]