Some 20 years Ago…

I reflected back on the last 20 years, which were far from horrible. I felt that most of my greatest experiences were actually happening now, in my 30s. I realized that, though life has been far from easy, the experiences and opportunities I’ve had are probably very unique from many outside of my community, and academic acquaintances.

Here’s to the Future!

This weekend I put the pedal to the metal. Literally. My BFF planned to celebrate her b day in style and I planned to be there. Even in my planning I couldn’t have foreseen the significance of my presence. There have been so many shifts in my life in regards to my relationships in this… Continue reading Here’s to the Future!

FuN in tHe sUN

Last week I found myself either lounging on a white sandy beach, snorkeling under the clear blue water, kayaking with a dear friend, eating fresh salmon on the deck of the Norwegian Sky for breakfast or strolling in the Botanical Gardens.  Last week I found myself doing things I’ve never done before.  Things I’ve dreamed… Continue reading FuN in tHe sUN

Marriage at Its Finest

Saturday evening I was wandering aimlessly as my day’s plans had changed and I suddenly found myself with too much time on my hands (I know, I know, poor me). I was trying not to give in to temptation so prior to the cinema starting I made a last ditch effort and texted a friend… Continue reading Marriage at Its Finest

Tis’ Better to be Single…Right?

1 Corinthians 7:32 But I want you to be without care. He who is unmarried cares for the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord. But he who is married cares about the things of the world, how he may please his wife. There is a difference between a wife and a virgin. The… Continue reading Tis’ Better to be Single…Right?

A Conflict of Sorts

She’s like a sister to me.  Her brother is like a brother to me.  Her family is like family to me.  When we have conflict it’s like a huge space in my life that can’t be filled.  When we were younger we had full out arguments.  Now, seasoned with some maturity, we have conflict.  It’s… Continue reading A Conflict of Sorts