I kept a promise to myself last night. I promised I would spend some time sitting by the Christmas tree soaking in its cheerfulness and remember what it felt like to be a kid again. I used to do this as a child. I would sneak out of my room and sit as close to … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Recently I walked through our local Wal-Mart and felt the sting of undeniable rejection from someone who used to be a friend. It was painful. Kind of like an ant bite to your soul, it burns, then leaves a whelp and keeps you up itching throughout the night. Momma used to recommend ammonia to take … Continue reading The Sting of Rejection
I think I’m having a midlife crisis, or maybe I’m just a bit crazy, or maybe both. Nothing seems to satisfy this longing in my heart. This emptiness. For the first time since I can remember my calendar is not busting at the seams with activity and no one is expecting me to be anywhere. … Continue reading Waiting
I love the week leading up to Easter. In Christian circles it’s called “Holy Week.” It’s become one of my favorite times of the year. We have a unique tradition in our small town; I think it’s pretty isolated to this place as I’ve never heard of it anywhere else. Each day at lunch hour … Continue reading Holy Week
The long weekend with my husband flew by. We laughed, went to some new company training, dined out, saw some sights and then, in a blink, it was time to fly home. I was still a bit traumatized from my flight to Dallas. I had spent the better part of the weekend with a return … Continue reading Flying the Not So Friendly Skies, part 2