I’m not going to lie. Being single and overseas is fantastic… but not always. And, on the flip-side, being married and overseas is fantastic… but not always (so I’ve heard). Continue reading Single and overseas- Part 1
Children trickled home from school, their voices wafting up three stories to where I had curled up in my bed, attempting to steal a half hour nap. But more than to sleep, I curled up to drown out the dizzying voices in my head. Continue reading Among wolves
This is just a quick note to tell you that I will be changing my blog schedule. I could give you a pompous justification. But the truth is that I’m having trouble keeping up with life right now. Continue reading Blog schedule change
It was wonderful: a belated Christmas celebration, lots of food, church and friend fellowship, a helicopter ride, little people love, morning talks at the breakfast table, evening talks snuggled in fat couches, warmth, dryers, carpet, etc.
But the truth is, it’s also good to be back in Spain. It has taken a full week of not-so-good days to be able to say that. Continue reading An Illinois New Year
As 2019 closes, I decided to give you a few recommendations from my 2019 reading list. This is just a list; if you want to know more about a particular book, check out the link provided. Continue reading Recommended books for you
It’s one of those “Oh, it’s Thursday!” days.
“What should I write about on my blog?” I asked my roommate as I mopped the floor. Continue reading A little of nothing
Of course, we shouldn’t only practice our thanksgiving sitting down to a feast of roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, homemade dinner rolls, and pumpkin pie. We know that. And I hope we practice that. But it doesn’t hurt us to recap a year of thankfulness before every Thanksgiving feast. Continue reading Well? What are you thankful for?
Do you ever feel misunderstood? Like the big, bad world is judging you by circumstance with no desire to understand your motive? Continue reading No one understands me!
Here in town, surrounded by manmade structures and, well, manmade everything, I long for the moments I can slip away and just be by myself with nature. Or even without nature. Continue reading Sometimes, I wonder if I’m two people
On my journey, I’m learning how much my thought life affects my everyday life. My thoughts aren’t as private as I think. Jesus was right, of course, when He taught that sin begins on the inside. Continue reading Are you a people-pleaser?- Part 2