Saturday is laundry day. Last night I was folding my clean clothes and putting them away when I got a whiff of cat pee. Cat pee is so potent and smells so bad. It was just before bed. I was tired and I nearly spiraled. // I recently finished watching Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (amazing musical show). … Continue reading Progress
When I was young, maybe in middle school, I remember telling my mom that I had prayed to God to give me patience. She said, "You don't want to do that." I asked, "Why not?" She said, "Because then God is going to give you a lot of opportunities to grow your patience." Last week … Continue reading Sometimes you can get what you want
In December my family came to visit for Christmas. It was amazing. But it got off to a rocky start. The cabin they had rented had recently gone under some renovations, and the renovations weren't finished. It turned out okay in the end, but for the first 24 hours or so I fought the urge … Continue reading Sorry Not Sorry
Sometimes things are crazy and life is a mess and you're rushing and playing catch up and frazzled. That doesn't mean you did something wrong. Don't waste time looking for the mistake that caused the rush if there's no mistake to be found. Life is hard sometimes. That doesn't mean you're doing it wrong.
This morning I have a hacking cough that I decided would be a distraction to my fellow church goers, so I stayed home to do church on the internet like a real millennial. Usually I listen to the sermons from Apex Community Church, a church I attended for a time in college, but this morning … Continue reading Moving forward
Before Samuel was even born his mother, Hannah, dedicated him to a life of what we would call “full time ministry.” Because of this dedication, Samuel grew up in the temple under the instruction of Eli the priest. Even though Eli and his greedy, adulterous sons were not the best examples for Samuel, he served … Continue reading Fearless in the face of (your) evil