Selah in Circumstances

It’s been one time zone, two states, and 8 months since I’ve worked for a paycheck. By the inconceivable blessings of family and amazing friends, I’ve been encouraged, cared for and even supported in countless ways. This has sustained me through drier seasons. And I’ve had longer seasons of darkness and unemployment as well.  Yet …

Timing: When to wait, when to act?

I wish I could tell you I have the answer to the question posed by this post’s title.    Truth is, I have no idea what is right or when it’s right. I’m writing, because I wish I knew.       The past few days, I’ve been thinking about:          – …

I Admire You

You.         Who day after day, night after shortened night, always rise from beneath the covers, put feet to floor, and love your daughter more than anyone ever could. You breathe life into her with your hugs, your attention, your delight in who she is. You, who sometimes forgets that no one could …

Small joys = Large blessings

In September, I mused how ‘One Day’ might possibly look like. How, in a seemingly small way in relation to a lifetime, yet enormously impactful to my own world — having the peace of heart to know I’m provided for would be a welcome comfort. In a season where helping the community is increased and donating to pantries …

Hello: I am Employed

Back in July, I never thought I’d be entering months of uncertainty and unemployment. One night, two weeks ago, I joined my roommate on our front porch steps. We watched the sky, enjoyed the last portion of an Indian Summer, and talked. She asked about my life lately and listened sweetly as I attempted to …