Not Everything Can Be Fixed!

Helpers are not too good at asking for help, which is very ironic! Michelle While I listen to the birds sing on day 14 of my new place in...

The No Caller ID Phone Call

If I thought the call on my screen were a bill collector I would just let it go to voicemail but unfortunately, I had seen this “no...

Everyone Needs Some Power!

I could remember days thinking if I only had someone to call that is neutral and will tell me the truth but be kind and gentle. I mean...

New name and new everything

As I contemplated how to jump back into my blog, I immediately thought of this picture. I remember thinking on this day, what the hell,...

Struggling through race and identity

Been thinking a lot about race and identity and how to bridge the two without wounding. My children are bi-racial, I found out a couple...

Menopause, make up and public school

I hate makeup on my face. I haven’t really been one to wear much of it and only started “covering” my face with a concealer because...

Then there is writing…

I enjoyed writing one of my last posts on writing. I have another thought about writing so I am writing about writing again. Whew…that...

Writing About Writing

I am an INTJ. Yep you got it, those are my results from the Myer-Briggs personality test. I am not so inclined to be with people, really,...

Notes to Self for 2015

I know we’re already in 2015 but that’s why I think my timing to write this is ideal because all the New Years resolution blog posts,...

Tomorrow…

Tomorrow, my daughter Mary, who I placed for adoption, will turn 24 years old. When I think about this, I wonder not necessarily as a...

Significance in Friendships with Women

I am learning about friendship. While on the phone with a new friend I was sharing my current struggles and requested prayer, she seemed...

Thoughts on Adoption

I was talking with a woman about her and her husbands decision to consider adopting their foster son. She said something that...

Unraveling my writing

I struggle with why I write. I also struggle with communicating what I want to write. I am torn whether I care what people think or...

Sin, No Longer my Mark

Is there a sin that you struggle to get past? That marks you? Where you relive your stupidity or the shame that came as a result? I do....

What other gods?

As I read Isaiah this morning (ch 25-31), I pondered a familiar theme. Really, it’s the theme of God’s entire story – worship the Lord...

Free Pre-Kindergaten, why not?

From the womb our last born called the shots. She was my only full term birth, and the biggest. However, this wasn’t why she took so long...

How I homeschooled in grades 4 and 5

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