Summer Sprint

The school year is over. My brain is now in summer mode. I have plans, y’all, plans to do great things this summer like: de-cluttering, organizing, reading, and summer workbooks. I know these things won't be achieved, but I feel like I have accomplished something simply by planning to accomplish it. That can't be too … Continue reading Summer Sprint

Rise Up

Mother: (noun) a female parent We know what holiday is coming. Hallmark, with their $8.00 cards won't let us miss it. I was raised by an extraordinary mother. While she may not have won any awards for this feat, her sacrificial love has made her one of my biggest cheerleaders and closest friends. I know … Continue reading Rise Up

The Unholiness of Holy Week

The word sacred has lost its meaning in our world today. Human lives aren't held sacred as we defile life by dehumanizing it. Homes aren't deemed sacred as families are splitting exponentially. God certainly isn't considered sacred as our choices reflect a lack of respect and fear. This week leading up to Easter or Resurrection … Continue reading The Unholiness of Holy Week

Friendships, Moving, and the Kindness of God

Saying "see you later" doesn't make saying "good-bye" easier. For me, the worst part of moving is leaving friends behind, not knowing when you will see them again. Leaving our home of fifteen years was agonizing knowing the friendships I would leave behind would never be the same. Fifteen years of friendships equaled fifteen years … Continue reading Friendships, Moving, and the Kindness of God