Level Up!

Do you anticipate or dread birthdays? For me, birthdays bring up such mixed emotions. I often feel grateful for another year of life, adventures, and sanctification. But some years bring up feelings of ennui. I ask myself, “What do I have to show for myself this year?” or “Why doesn’t my life feel like I…

Adding Playtime

Life is busy. That may be the biggest understatement of the year for you, just as it is for me. My friend recently told that I was effectively leading three lives, which she labeled as: full-time student, full-time therapist, and everything else (church, friends, sleep, downtime). I have tried very purposefully to balance and keep…

Chaos

Life is messy. I try to pretend that it’s not, but that is futile. People are messy. Entropy happens. Chaos surrounds me. I tend to deal with the messiness of life by cleaning and organizing what I can, even if they’re unrelated. You can tell when work is especially hectic, because my bathroom is spotless.…

One Cheeky Elf

This is my Elf on the Shelf, Cheeky. He’s come out of his eleven month hibernation to play again. So far he’s been pretty tame. Spending time with my roommates and of course, Will Ferrell. Welcome to the Christmas season, Cheeky. Thank you for being yourself and bringing a little glee to a time that…

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