Tag: personal growth

Which Switch is Which?

I am writing my memoir. The story of me is complex, layered with joy, trauma, kittens, abuse, a collie, and a long journey to hope and healing.

glowing candles melting on windowsill


I am in desperate need of lovely scents just now. Last week my 3 yr old collie, Daisy, (aka Daisy Duke, aka Crazy Daisy, aka D***it Daisy) had an upset tummy. She has a sensitive tummy, which is why we are super careful about goodies, and feed her a...

roasting marshmallow over campfire

Is it Camping, or is it Glamping?

Photo by Timothy Meinberg on Unsplash I was once asked if I had ever been camping. I have, a couple of times. When I was young, my family camped our way from Minnesota to Washington State for my cousin’s wedding. We were quite...

busy city highway at sunset

Crazy Train

Photo by Roland Lösslein on Unsplash Chaos is noisy. It is distracting. It is consuming. It is promised as part of our journey in this world. John 16:33 – In this world you will have trouble. NIV Ecclesiastes 8:9 – As long as men and...

robins nest


Photo by Ian Baldwin on Unsplash Transformation is all around me today.   The painters are here. Already I almost can’t remember what it looked like before my drab walls were transformed into a fresh canvas, waiting for inspiring decor...

rain on glass

The Storm

Photo by Raychel Sanner on Unsplash June 12, 2015 It’s coming. The storm. I can feel it in the heaviness of the air that smothers me like a weighted blanket. I can feel it in the coolness of the breeze that turns to icy fingers sending goosebumps up...