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Escapism (part 2)

I have never been good at really expressing how I feel to other people. I was never able to say ‘I’m Sorry’, never able to say ‘I Love You’, never able to really talk to my best friends and tell them how I really felt inside. 315 more words


wake up,
wipe the sleep out of your eyes.


First World Problems

I’m going to Haiti in less than a month…I am going to HAITI in LESS THAN A MONTH!!! I am thrilled beyond belief! I have never been very good at showing emotion and how I really feel (which should be in another blog post entirely) but I truly could not express my excitement properly even if I was a normal emotion communicator. 578 more words

Attempted Civility

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

A friend of mine gave me a great suggestion when we relocated to another state and would no longer live near our toddler granddaughter. She suggested I get a children’s book and read that same book to my granddaughter via FaceTime or Skype whenever I had the chance. 1,005 more words

Spiritual Growth

Recognize the strides

On the heels of my restlessness—see “Circumnavigating discontent”—I do recognize the strides I’ve achieved along the path toward self-discovery. I’m slow to anger and less hurried, fearful and guilt-ridden; more in tune with the present and accepting of my weaknesses; filled with greater appreciation for life in its myriad ups and downs, as well as a deeper understanding that change triggers more—and better—and that we all have something within our hearts spurring us on. 99 more words


Yet another rant

I’ve been in one place far too long
More than a year, it’s true
I have wanderlust
That I can’t get over, round or even through. 117 more words


Do all things without grumbling or questioning…” Philippians 2:14

If complaining were an Olympic sport, I would have more medals than Olympic swimmer, Michael Phelps. I love to vent about what makes me mad or angry about myself and the world around me. 278 more words