Va Bene

Officially my favorite Italian phrase, va bene means, “It’s going good” and could be substituted for “sounds good” in a typical English sentence. It is decidedly how I describe our trip to Italy. Va bene. It was good. It was life changing. It showed me a people and a culture in a way I never…

Multitasking and God

I’m still thinking about the quote, “You can multitask things, but you can’t multitask people.” Not only am I guilty of multitasking people, I’m guilty of trying to multitask God. I have to sit to do my devotionals, or read my Bible with a pad of Post-Its next to me so I can jot down…

Multitasking People

“You can multitask things. You can’t multitask people.” The speaker repeated that several times at my orientation last week. How often do I try to multitask people? I call out, “I’m listening!” when I’m really throwing laundry in and deciding how full I can make the barrel and still consider my clothes clean after the…

Extroverts and Introverts

Am I an introvert or an extrovert? I’d wager that if I took a poll, that the vast majority of people who know me would think that I am a solid, decided, end-of-the-spectrum extrovert. But they’d be wrong. I am whole-heartedly an introvert. I love alone time. I am most recharged by down time by…