Although there are many characteristics I love about our puppy, Steve is not the best walker. He pulls and whines. I find he does better walking in the dark — maybe because he can’t see as far ahead? Some walks are better than others, but many times I find myself frustrated and annoyed and so.over.it… Continue reading Looking Out the Window
I don’t really know where it came from, but it popped into my head and I knew it was my one little word for 2019: Open. Unlike Gratitude — a word I chose because I knew I needed to focus on being grateful in 2017 — and Explore — a word I chose because I… Continue reading Open
On Monday morning I was walking the dogs like I always do. It was before the sunrise, so house lights and two streets lights were the only points of illumination along the street. We reached the turnaround spot and were headed back to the house. We came up to an odd intersection - where three… Continue reading Is it a Sign?
Often when I say "no" to something I feel bad. I feel like I'm letting someone down, that I'm not doing my part. Usually when I say "no" it's best for me, but being one that often puts others first, I still struggle with being my first priority. Last month my breathwork teacher was in… Continue reading Not Yet
On Sunday I visited a new church (to me) to hear their new pastor preach. Her husband led our Camino trip and in his unbiased opinion he told me she is a really good preacher. I listened to her first sermon online and decided I needed to go hear her in person. She’s doing a… Continue reading Letting Go
I mentioned a few posts back how I’m using The SALT Project’s Lenten study this season. It’s not too demanding – a reading on Ash Wednesday, then one for each Sunday and a few extra during Holy Week. There’s a Gospel reading paired with one of Mary Oliver’s poems. I’ve wanted to read more of… Continue reading Confirmation