Steeling Other People’s Joy

It was supposed to be a fun night. I’ve looked forward to it for months! Last night my mom and I went to a concert featuring Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind & Fire. The music was good and the 70-something musicians could still sing and boogie! Everything was going pretty smoothly… until intermission. Pumped off…

Liminal Whimsy

I wrote on the very last page of my journal today. A beautiful stained glass design adorns the outside of this journal containing record of tears and triumphs. This journal that has accompanied and chronicled a year of my life. 2023- full of ovaryactions and changes in my body and my heart. A time when…

Through

Through has become my favorite and least favorite of all the prepositions. It also represented my 2023 better than any other word I’ve found. I choose two words each year. One on January 1st for the upcoming year as a hope for the blank year ahead, and one on December 31 as a reflection of…

Adventures in Babysitting

Most of my babysitting years are behind me. I no longer rely on such skills as my primary source of income. In fact, this week I offered my childcare services for free. But it is good to know that the adventure still awaits… Last week I was asked to stay with a friend’s kids while…

Three is a Magic Number

Three is a magic number. School House Rock taught me that. Dr. John Frame taught me that. But more importantly, the Bible taught me that! It seems that important things often come in threes. Not as a ranking of 1, 2, and 3, but as a union of three different, yet equally important things.  The…