[For all people...] As I took the garbage out, the crisp air revealed that Autumn would quickly be coming to a close. With Winter fast approaching, my thoughts turned to my least favorite season. If I had any grievances with Winter as a child, I don't remember them, however, as I grew older I began … Continue reading The Whispers of Winter
I'm learning how important it is to share. It's only when we share, that we can gain valuable insight and encouragement from those who are willing to reciprocate. It does mean being vulnerable, but this is a risk that I'm willing to take. We all have insecurities. At least I'm assuming I'm not the only one. One … Continue reading Comfort Zones
[There's a time for everything] Ever been somewhere you never wanted to be? (I mean this metaphorically.) Here's a great reason not to judge anyone: one day you may very well end up in their shoes, or rather, similar looking shoes anyways. Ever hit a wall? (Yep, more metaphor.) That's how I felt recently. I … Continue reading A Loving Kick in the Pants
[Faithful are the wounds of a friend] One of the more difficult things to do is correct someone. I’ve struggled with this one over the years because I hate to wound anyone. Unfortunately, I’ve also learned, through experience, that not saying what I should say is no help at all. Because I’m very protective of … Continue reading Wonderfully Wounded
[Let the work continue till we're swallowed up by life] When we're unable to surrender what needs to be thrown into the fire, instead, we bury it (or end up buried ourselves), in our attempt to conceal it and avoid it. This won't work. We just can’t burry anything deep enough to ever hide it … Continue reading Excavation
[In the Potter's hands] Working with clay in various different forms over the years has taught me a thing or two about the foresight and work that goes into molding a piece. Until I came to write this, I never realized that I’d even learned anything through the process, but just as so many things … Continue reading Clay
[Nothing will be impossible] Due to our health issues, Andrew and I don't get out too much, but when we do, even a drive becomes a bit of an adventure to me. Andrew has Fibromyalgia, and he's on some pretty heavy duty painkillers. He also becomes easily fatigued, has to deal with insomnia and … Continue reading Look at those Mountains!