The Whirlpool

And…INSANITY STRIKES AGAIN!!! Continue reading


Thoughts on Prayer and Easter

What can I do? I could pose a vivid hint on the strictness of the diet, or I could also imply TheCrossmy school has been keeping me busy, or it would be even better to just avoid it all together. No, I will own up here, I haven’t done the prayer challenge. But…I have been praying more and more. And smiling more. Continue reading

Content in all things

lightDo you ever (too many times, perhaps?) get the feeling that while you focus so much on the “big picture” your own attitude just slips through your fingers? Do you ever feel like you are thrusting yourself too hard into work, school, or wherever God has put you that you start to ignore the purpose of where He has placed you? Yeah, me too. Continue reading

Dismal Reflection No More


Cat sleeping on mattress

Reflecting cat

The chilly drops of water falling from the sky speedily splashed on my warm cheek. And it felt good. I seemed to live and breath cabin fever, it felt good to be relieved from it. As my long legs stolled leisurely down the dirt road, I realized how much I missed the outdoor air. My brain felt too full of stuffy air, like inside the Fangorn Forest. Inside me, the longing to be a carefree little girl again was swelling. What was there to look at out here? Why was it so freeing? No coat, no flashlight, just myself and I on a dark, wet road. Continue reading

Looking in two directions…at once

Pine needles are strewn over the floor, Christmas decorations are being neatly (or not so neatly) put away, tears roll down the cheeks of the kids, goodbye to Christmas? Never! I kiss the foreheads of my Nutcrackers and roll them up in the old Christmas tree skirt, the Christmas CD’s are still out, waiting for the day when they too will collect dust till next year. All those things feel like they still have a dim magic about them, that will grow and grow till next year. Continue reading