These are confusing times we are living in. Things that are unprecedented going on all over while other things that are frighteningly precedented take place close to home and across the world. Some days, I just want to sit with my book and dog and read and escape with the sounds of the littles playing… Continue reading Growing Hope
Y'all. One word. Minecraft. It just might be the bane of my existence. Yes, I know I thought that was socks, but socks at least give me somewhat of a reprieve in the summer. Minecraft is ALWAYS around. And when it's not being played, it's being talked about, or books are being read that pertain… Continue reading Be Careful Whom You Let Join Your World
My new friend, a fellow swim team mom, was excited to share with me that they got a puppy during our two-week break from practices. A little yellow lab. She talked about how much she is enjoying him, and how surprised she was to discover that the first few weeks it is similar to having… Continue reading What’s Cute Now…..
Today on this, Women's Equality Day, the 95th anniversary of when women were given the right to vote in 1920, the following conversation happened. I took Miss Sophie out for her evening constitutional, and the littles were riding their bikes up and down the street. Our Princess came over on her bike and stopped where… Continue reading The World Is Breaking Her Heart
I was talking with some folks a *bit* younger than me about the blog, and one of them said, "You should write about how it's not okay for guys to push females around or be forceful with them." Ummmm. Okay? I listened to the stories, and I know that she knows it is not… Continue reading It’s Not Okay
So I saw this video today..... Hugh Hollowell, who runs Love Wins Ministry in Raleigh, North Carolina, shared it and his thoughts along with it. You can read what he wrote here. I've had this on my mind a lot today. I get what this young man is trying to do. I respect that he has… Continue reading We Are All One
Okay folks. I'm not happy. In fact, I'm pretty much mad. (Warning--It's been another napless day. I'm likely to offend someone. You have been warned.) In the past few weeks, I have had conversations with friends and family that have broken my heart. It seems that people who have all read the same book are… Continue reading The One in Which I share that I’m Not Happy