I had a dream last night that our fish died. There was an earthquake and apparently water had sloshed out of his tank and we didn’t notice until it was too late. In the dream, I was desperate to save Carl. That’s our fish. I was doing everything I could to get water to his … Continue reading Yes, I’m Still a Christian
I find myself in the middle of two writing challenges, so I’ve further challenged myself to combine the word prompts for each day into one piece. I figured the joke was on me when I saw today's combination of words-- REACH & STILLNESS, two words that don’t seem to have anything to do with each … Continue reading Trying Hard to Earn What’s Free
God You don't need meBut somehow You want meOh, how You love meSomehow that frees meTo open my hands upAnd give You controlControl (Somehow You Want Me), Tenth Avenue North I’m a writer, but sometimes I feel like I’m also a wrestler. I wrestle with myself, I wrestle with God, I wrestle with the chatterbox … Continue reading stop wrestling and surrender
I was young when I first discovered and fell in love with musicals. My cousins still like to tease me about how I would always try to get them to watch State Fair or Oklahoma or one of my other favorites when we were kids. There was just something about them, they were just so... … Continue reading how do you measure a year in the life?
I’m 37 years old. Actually, 37 years, 10 months, and 4 days old. In 62 days I’ll be 38. And I think I’m finally starting to understand what my friends who are a little further ahead of me in this journey have been saying...