Maybe it’s just a mom-thing? But I often replay the day and it goes something like this: I hear this voice speaking truth but the voice is too smooth and the tone is condemning. It’s like the vacuum salesman that makes you feel like a terrible housekeeper and tries to sell you a remedy you […]
It’s Friday and Lisa-Jo has given this writing prompt: ENOUGH Every Friday we spend five minutes spilling words and we forego editing and fretting, and just write. It’s fun, it’s free, and you should click the link above and try it! Or at least, read what some others write for fun on Fridays. GO It’s […]
I don’t always give my best. Sometimes ‘my best’ is too much work and I settle for doing ‘just enough’ or even ‘maybe later’. I’ll go to bed with that sink-full of dishes and toppling pile of laundry, with no idea what’s for breakfast and with a lovely, crumb-crusted floor. Once or twice, I’ve even fallen […]
I’ve set my watch for 5 minutes. I’m supposed to be leaving right now, on my way to Portland with my beautiful daughter for a couple days of book choosing and lattes. But it’s Friday and Lisa-Jo has given this writing prompt: RISK. GO It’s much easier just to stay home, and when I’m out […]
I smile and enjoy the moment. Everything is right with the world and I am happy as a clam. The day was perfect, the conversations edifying, a little work happened and a little play and rest. Now the children are tucked in and it’s just me and the man of my dreams. Some days everything […]
Help me to do great things as though they were small, because I do them with Your power; and small things as though they were great, because I do them in Your name. ~ Blaise Pascal Doing small things today and praying this prayer.
Sometimes I think I already have. If being forgetful means I’ve lost my mind, then I am so there. Sometimes I forget if I’ve forgot something…you know, that feeling that you have when you think you’ve forgotten something important but aren’t sure if it really was important, or if you really did forget it in […]