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The Difference of a Year

I have a hard time rereading my journals sometimes. Even before I started blogging, I was journaling often. Many of the entries are full of despair. The following is an entry from exactly a year ago. It isn't refined or edited (except for spelling and grammar - I couldn't help myself). But this is an… Continue reading The Difference of a Year

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Thanks Giving

Tomorrow morning, I will load up the car and drive to Richmond with Jon. We will spend the next couple of days with my parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins celebrating Thanksgiving. I've been trying to remember what last Thanksgiving was like - how I felt and how I handled my circumstances. Honestly, I cannot recall… Continue reading Thanks Giving

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“Remember”

Today has not been the best of days. First, I received some less than comforting news. News that creates a lot of unknowns (and therefore anxiety). Right on the heels that that not-so-good news, I had a devastating conversation with my ex. More plans unsettled. More insecurities stirred. I hate feeling unsettled. I hate that… Continue reading “Remember”

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Resetting My Counter

Have you ever seen those counters that employers have in their offices or warehouses that say when the last incident was? They read something like, “Accident free for ____ days.” or “Days since last incident -- ____.” Sometimes, I think I need one of those for my emotions.It’s been __________ day, ________ hours, and ______… Continue reading Resetting My Counter

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Everything Hurts

“Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.”  - C. S. Lewis I worked out at the gym for the first time in MONTHS. And now, everything hurts, and I’m dying. When… Continue reading Everything Hurts