Drivers Ed

     I’ve found myself feeling restless lately. I’m struggling physically with some new issues and working with my doctors to try and sort out what is wrong and it’s not a short and easy process. Social media is usually a main source of fraternization for me, but lately the current political climate has transformed … More Drivers Ed

Eyes On The Prize

What should we do during COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide scrambling? I know my roll and it isn’t toilet paper. I’ve been told what lane to drive in and where to focus my eyes set on the horizon. Regardless of long lines, food and toilet paper shortages, and grim outlooks… My concern cannot be not only … More Eyes On The Prize

Cruelty- Free

This year, my son has been enduring religious persecution from a physics teacher in his high school. I’ve had to get involved, and honestly it’s been a horrible process. It’s kept me up at night, I’ve spent hours carefully typing and wording emails, talking to school staff on the phone, and it’s been exhausting. It … More Cruelty- Free

Under Pressure

I have a tendency to tear myself apart. As a child, I was told by various adults around me, that I “talked too much,” and that I was “annoying.” My middle school math teacher told my mom that I, “had ADHD and needed medication.”  She wasn’t the first teacher either. I have a tendency to … More Under Pressure

Donut seek revenge.

It’s been a long and annoying week. Some teenagers have been regularly doing donuts in their trucks in our church’s parking lot next door to our house. It was mainly just aggravating until it finally threw rocks hard enough to shatter our Honda Pilot’s back window and pepper the entire side of our house with … More Donut seek revenge.

Don’t hug porcupines.

  It really hurts to hug a porcupine. This seems logical, but when we are talking about emotional relationships it’s not. We all know some porcupines. They are in our daily lives. Some through social media, the doctor’s office, church, and our own home. Interactions with porcupines can really hurt. Even our gentlest approach can … More Don’t hug porcupines.

Feeling sheepish.

Ten years ago, a dear friend of mine was in a very bad place in life. Addiction, anger, depression, trouble with the law, and ashamed. I love this man like a brother. I know that when one of the flock wanders off, we struggle to know how to reach out, how to put our personal … More Feeling sheepish.