Learning to Kneel

Prayer Journal

As 2015 comes to a close, it’s normal to reflect on the past year…see the blunders, celebrate the successes, and evaluate how to do better next year.  There’s something usually exciting about a new beginning as it is a blank slate, a new sheet of paper with a sharp pencil on top…waiting to be written. … [Read more…]

SI Joint Dysfunction – A Few Screws Loose

People who suffer from SI (sacroiliac) joint dysfunction know that it can be a real pain in the butt. Literally. I like to tell people my son ruined my pelvis.  I know it sounds terrible, but it’s really not far from the truth.  The pain in my lower right back/buttock started when I was about … [Read more…]

I Interviewed Naked

Inspired by Shelley Brown’s “Naked” and Sarah Elkins‘ post “Exposed”. “You’re not good enough.” “You might as well go home now, they’ll never hire you.” “You suck.” When I hear those thoughts in my head, I know I’m about to win big. I remember the day well.  My 2008 red Volkswagen Jetta was parked in the … [Read more…]

Stop To Smell The Poo

Toddlers.  Never thought I would have one of my own and never thought one could teach me so much about adulthood.  I have a 15-month-old son who has just learned to walk in the past couple of months.  He is in that not-a-baby-anymore-but-not-quite-a-little-boy stage, which is incredibly adorable.  It can also be frustrating when every pot, … [Read more…]