“. . . I’m wasting my way through days
Losing youth along the way . . .”  -“Wasteland” by Needtobreathe*

Speed Up, Slow Down

At 42 years of age I still find myself wishing for time to speed up in some areas, while thinking it would be quite lovely if it slowed to the … Continue Reading →

Photo Credit: James Jordan ©2008 (Flickr via Creative Commons)

It’s a Non-Stop Balancing Act

I’m realizing more and more there is no “end point” for finding a work-life-etc. balance. And for someone like me who does not always adapt smoothly to a plan being … Continue Reading →

Photo Credit: Mi Planeta Personal ©2009 (Flickr via Creative Commons)


Sometimes I struggle. What do I keep? Let go of? The goal: keep growing.

Photo Credit: Andreas Kollegger ©2005 (Flickr via Creative Commons)

A Coffee and Some Dropped Stuff Friday

Life gets busy at times, doesn’t it? Jeff and I recently came off of a busier-than-usual week, due in no small part to my dad being in the hospital for … Continue Reading →

"Christian art? Art is art . . . If it's bad art, it's bad religion, no matter how pious the subject." ~Madeleine L'Engle*

Repeat: Of Faith, Life, Art, and Stories

I originally posted this on March 27, 2013, and it’s still something I grapple with on a regular basis. It’s something I don’t want to stop wrestling with, either, for … Continue Reading →