If you follow me, you've probably noticed I have been quiet lately. Sometimes we are empty and we don't realize it, and we need to recharge. Life in October was busy and in that I was unable to sit with my thoughts properly to reflect. I wanted to write, but I could not. The last … Continue reading Being Quiet
This has been the year of learning for me. At every turn it's something, like I am in a room with a bunch of light bulbs and every so often a new one turns on. It reminds me of parenting, the seasons, where our children aren't ready developmentally to understand what we are teaching them, … Continue reading Refining “Matalie”
This morning on my way out the garage to the car, I heard a loud commotion. It was a baby bird, perched on the step of a five foot latter looking out the window, and the noise was it trying to fly through the window. I looked at it and said, "You can't fly through … Continue reading You Can’t Fly Through a Window
Why is it so hard to live in each moment? I mean really? I want to know why it is so hard to do? Every morning the sheets are soft and warm to wake up to. Every morning the coffee in our house brews itself into a robust flavor that travels to my nose. Every … Continue reading Living in The Now
I participate in a women’s Christian retreat held twice a year. It takes place on a mountaintop. It starts on a Thursday and ends on Sunday, and every time I attend I have a hard time pooping while I’m there. Oh yeah, I'm going there! I usually bring a stool-softner with me, but this time … Continue reading You Can’t Control Poop!