I have always had what I call a healthy self esteem. Despite being overweight since puberty (but was I though? like, my memory tells me I was chunky in high school but when I look back at pictures I don't see it), I've never felt, or at least never felt that I felt, less than … Continue reading Being fat, Fab 5, and living in tension
This morning I listened to a sermon on my favorite passage in the whole bible, Ephesians 3:14-21. It’s so good, so here it comes. For this reason I bow my knees before my Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that according to the riches of His glory He may … Continue reading What Dreams Are Made Of
This morning I watched a little video of Jen Hatmaker (because I'm reading For the Love and I apparently just can't get enough) wherein she talked about how self-criticism breeds others-criticism. She talked about how we tend to pretend ourselves on the internet as a little more put together than we actually are and we … Continue reading Here’s the thing about calling
Yesterday I made an impulsive decision, which is, honestly, something I'm usually pretty good at. I'm a decisive and sure person. So when I said, "I think I kind of want this dog," and my friends said, "Really?!" I decisively said, "Sure." I bought a leash, a collar, and dog food. I warned the cat … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Pulgita (and grace)
I'm really good at being excited for people when they get engaged. I'm really good at being excited for people when they get a new, exciting job. I'm SUPER good at being excited for people when they get a new kitty cat or puppy dog. I'm really good at being excited for people (and also … Continue reading Here’s the thing about the big green monster
I wrapped up this school week with a teacher work day and a trip to the salon. Turns out my hair can actually look really great when someone else is in charge of doing it. And for 200 pesos ($5), that nice lady can be in charge of doing my hair as much as she … Continue reading Check this out!