Relationships take work. Hard work. It almost doesn't matter what kind of relationship: friendship, romantic, parent-child, co-workers. Each of these relationships involve work. Though, maybe none so much as those of the family. And, this is especially true of Romantic-spousal relationships. Through the years, I have read a ton of books/articles on relationships. Dating to … Continue reading Books to Read: Relationship Edition
"You look tired." Honestly, it's unfortunate the number of times this has been said to me in the past 6 weeks or so... Those around me aren't intending to be rude or anything like that. But, it's shocking to hear over and over. See, relationships are reflections for us. They show us what's going on … Continue reading Relationships Reflect
I missed a day already... It's ok, though, I press on. It's been kind of a rough week, but it has given me a chance to strengthen relationships with others around me. When God created people in the garden long ago & said we weren't meant to be alone, it wasn't just about romantic relationships. … Continue reading Reflecting Him
The title of the article captured me: The Opposite of Addiction is Connection... What an interesting thought. I haven't had time to read the article, but I intend to. Especially now, following the events of Sunday night. Just as hate cannot coexist with love. And after an event like this, we can't help but wonder, where was … Continue reading Where was Love?
for me, summer is not a good time of year. It brings out the worst in me, and the hotter it is, the worse I get.
WE ARE NOT MEANT TO DO THIS ALL ALONE...
In single life, you don't have to let anyone in. You don't have to be vulnerable and wonder if they can/want to handle it. There is always fear in vulnerability.
My heart is left broken and bare; so, tonight, I have a new poem to share...
So, I've talked before about my dream to live in a tiny house and travel to do youth ministry. I have gone through several stages of what/how/when, all the important questions. But, I know a lot of people wonder about the why... So, why tiny? Because there is so much, too much Too much beauty out … Continue reading Why Tiny?
I am so thankful God has placed so many of these brave souls in my life, as leaders, teachers, and friends. I am so thankful that, so far, many of them wanted nothing more for me than to follow where God leads...