During the celebration of love last week, as you can guess, my own love life became a topic of conversation more times than I cared to discuss. I understood this was going to be a given, and something I would just need to “bear through”, so I navigated the questions as best I could. “Are you dating? What are you looking for? You’re so attractive, why aren’t you seeing anyone?”, etc…etc… Even when the question wasn’t asked out loud, it loomed in their eyes as they pondered my single status in confusion.
One of the things that has brought comfort in this “season of singleness” is the fact that there are many others having the same experiences. Many others who are fabulous, amazing individuals who could be dating or courting or “kickin it”. But they don’t. Because they desire something greater. One of those individuals is Janette… Continue reading I Waited for You
On Saturday I attended my 4th and final wedding of the year. Well, it was really my 3rd as I did not make the 2nd one I was invited to. But I did make the reception so I’m going to count this as my 4th. Anyways, I was touched by the intimacy and love that… Continue reading Trusting God with Your Story
This has by far been a FANTASTIC summer. Now summer has always been my favorite month. It’s like shaking off the layers of heavy apparel from winter and the negative temperatures is just what is needed to light up my life and put a smile on my face. I love to feel the warm sun… Continue reading SuMmER FuN 🙂
This week my friend came over and we hung out twice. Even though the circumstances of this season are less than fortunate, I’m blessed to see my relationships with others growing in intimacy as a result. This particular friend has been a surprising source of blessing and encouragement. She and her husband have affirmed me… Continue reading Apple Pie, Ice Cream & Wine
Dear Tierra, I can’t really remember how we met although I know it was through a mutual friend. I definitely remember when I first saw you I couldn’t take my eyes off of you. You were beautiful. I wondered “wow, that girl is so pretty”. But it wasn’t until we did Amy’s book club and we were… Continue reading To My Friend on Her Wedding Day
One movie I can watch over and over again is “13 Going on 30”. I mean Jennifer Garner does a superb job of being simultaneously witty and adorable. Maybe b/c I’m more serious than humorous I’m attracted all the more to that quality in folks. Her character is 13-years-old and longs to fast forward through… Continue reading 30 & Thriving!