hate to be

I’m thankful for them, yet I hate to be a worry. This week at least two friends have asked if I am okay. They were legitimately concerned. Which means I am showing the outward signs of not being so. Here’s the thing……. I am fairly decent at hiding the down and outs of everyday life. … More hate to be

beach boys

On Sunday evening I watched a movie. Love & Mercy.  The movie is the story of Brian Wilson. In case you didn’t know. And again, in case you didn’t know, Brian Wilson was one of the Beach Boys. As in the band. Well, there’s also a Brian Wilson who played baseball, but that’s not the one … More beach boys

masterpiece

Early on in married life my [then] husband read my journal. Without asking. I remember being very upset about this. I felt it was a breach. Of trust. Of personal space and belongings. And really just a snoopy, immature thing to do. He disagreed strongly. Feeling that I didn’t share my feelings openly, which I … More masterpiece

before november

Stereotypical.  I received my final divorce papers on Halloween.  A day in which my car’s check engine light started to flash, so I dropped it, once again, at the garage.  Cold rain steadily fell.   I had a cold or some sort of ailment which made me feel worse than I have in over a … More before november

settle

Break my heart for what breaks yours.  Everything I am for Your Kingdom’s cause.   An old worship song.  One I haven’t listened to in a long while.  Yet one line keeps going through my head.  Break my heart for what breaks yours. Breakmyheartforwhatbreaksyours.  Breakmyheartforwhatbreaksyours. I’ve thought so much these last months that I don’t belong … More settle

mail

Yesterday’s mail was a bit bizarre.  Not that I received anything odd, in and of itself.  Here’s the rundown: I received an expected and much anticipated small package from my daughter, a foreign exchange student who currently resides in the Czech Republic. Secondly, the mail contained a large envelope addressed to my daughter from Reed … More mail