When Joy Follows

When Joy Follows

We aren’t left in the middle of confusion for long. If we’re seeking a way through a storm and taking each little action step we know is ours to take, then the mess becomes less messy. Maybe this happens as we shift the full burden from our shoulders to...
The Value of Connection

The Value of Connection

I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I’m pretty sure the majority of people on Facebook would say the same things at different times. It can be…overwhelming. Too much to keep up with. Too many ads for businesses and companies I’ve never...
Community In the Wave of Hard Things

Community In the Wave of Hard Things

Hard things seem to come in waves. And in the middle of those seasons, emotions go up and down too. Lately I’ve had days where I feel more messy and confused. I’m looking for that clarity I mentioned yesterday, but it just doesn’t come…at least...
Honor the Space You Need

Honor the Space You Need

Well, friends, I didn’t want to write a post today. It’s the first time during this challenge that I really thought about skipping. I’m tired and my brain feels foggy. It’s not from the weather because it was bright and sunny. I decided over...
When the Cold is Worth It

When the Cold is Worth It

I came back home frozen. My whole body was stiff and that made me even more unsteady on my feet. I could still move, but I told my dad not to let go. He helped me back into the house. Slowly. Because my legs couldn’t go very fast. They needed time to thaw. I...