My No-Responsibility Week

I don’t imagine that my life is any busier than yours. Probably, we all manage to fill our lives with more activity than we need or want. A couple of months ago, I went 11 straight days with scheduled activities every night after work. I was not in my home any of those evenings for any longer than it took to shower and get in the bed so I could start all over the next day. Needless to say, I was a little tired at the end of those days. My husband–my sweet, sweet husband–suggested that I take a week… Continue reading

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Today, Nate spent the day with me. A friend of Jenni’s family was killed last night right in front of her boyfriend. It’s been a sad, shock-filled day for them. I brought Nate home with me so we could clean out the pool and run the filter for a while, but it rained pretty hard, along with a good bit of thunder. So we just hung out and then went to church at 6. After church, we melted marshmallows over a candle and made s’mores. Right now, it’s nearly bed time. Nate is upstairs working on his latest business idea–he… Continue reading

Tomorrow Got Here,

and it’s going to be a beautiful day. Part of my problem, I admit, is that I haven’t been as faithful in my Bible study lately, and that made such a difference in my outlook on life. I truly do need to study the Word daily in order to keep my life in balance/perspective. It’s not about me, y’all. It IS about HIM. Studying the Bible reinforces that for me and sets my life back in order. It’s going to be a lovely day.

The Construction of Late

Do you ever go through the emotions that you just aren’t doing it right anymore; that you really aren’t necessary; that if you took a few steps back for awhile, no one would even miss you? I have absolutely no reason to feel that way, but sometimes I do. It’s not so much things others say to me or things they do–it’s more the way I perceive myself in the big picture. A discussion goes bad, and now communications are strained at best and non-existent at worst. Over and over the question arises, “What could I have done to assure… Continue reading