Yesterday was busy in the land of COVID-19. I rose early, as usual, and drank coffee and wrote. Before the sun was fully up, I went to the grocery and … Continue reading What To Do With Ourselves in the Land of COVID-19
Some people think I am a laid back parent, but they are wrong. I am just worn out. “Mom, how did you get so chill?” My 19-year-old daughter asked me. … Continue reading Taming the Mama Bear
My new guest blog post on @Jesus_Calling. The Mundane and the Monumental: Clinging to Easter Sunday on Monday Morning https://www.jesuscalling.com/blog/mundane-monumental-clinging-easter-sunday-monday-morning/
This morning, on the 8th anniversary of the catastrophic Haitian earthquake, I did something I hope none of you ever has to do. I told my daughters that the President … Continue reading Why Haitians?
Hey, mama. I see you. You just rushed into work, late or almost late, and collapsed in your chair. You put on your makeup while sitting in traffic. You are … Continue reading Hey, Mama, I see you…
I have taken a unflinching evaluation of my life and I have come to a conclusion. I am not Instagram worthy. I am neither witty enough nor succinct enough for … Continue reading I’m Not (Instagram) Worthy!
This week I have driven one thousand miles in three afternoons without ever leaving the boundaries of my small town (or at least it feels like it). What I do … Continue reading Pain with a Purpose (and the perils of Spring sports season)
Living with teens is like… Living with professional looters. And world-class hackers. It is like being stuck in the movie Groundhog Day except instead of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania you go back … Continue reading Living with Teens is Like…
I awakened last night at 2:30 am sick, literally sick, over one I love- one who has wandered too close to the edge of the darkness, and now as I … Continue reading The Prosperity Gospel at 2:30am
I sat down and pulled my cup of coffee close for comfort, thankful that the drone of the nearby interstate was drowning out the bickering of my two ninth graders … Continue reading The Fortress of Uncool