Nailed it.

Polish Purge in progress. #HoardersAnon That’s my big secret. I’m powerless against the masses of beauty products I own. Half of my cosmetics have never been opened while the other half suffer abandonment after just the one use. Today I took the big step of purging my ample nail polish coffer of any colors dry, offensive or…

The start line.

So much can happen in seven days… for instance; in 2002 you could receive a bone-chilling phone call foretelling your death in exactly “seven days”, or in a more uplifting events God created the world in seven day as well as introduced us all to rest-day, I think we owe Him a little extra thanks for that one.  Yesterday was…

We all have secrets.

Well hey there eight months, you sure whizzed by. Our lives have basically been one of those 4x speed videos, so here’s an instant replay of what’s been going on since the last post… In March I delivered our second son into a world of chaos where all of the following are now normal: “affordable healthcare”, legalized marijuana, ongoing middle eastern upheaval with the…

Marriage.

The purpose of marriage is to share a lifetime with one person through unadulterated love, mutual respect, paying attention to the small matters with the same focus and intent as the big events, and never forgetting to pursue your spouse. 2/15/15 With Valentines weekend wrapping up love is everywhere. Today I was witness to a marriage…

A good morning.

This life is everything we were destined for. Although that may be hard to read for people in times of struggle and pain, my family included, it is truth. We were never meant for perfection. The Lord is the only keeper of that trait. Yes, we were made in his image but we were also…

A love note to Sylvia Plath

I write only because there is a voice within me that will not be still. –Sylvia Plath Spot on Mrs. Plath. Her confessionalism style of writing is something I often attempt to mimic because of it’s raw no-nonsense manner. I am a chatterbox by nature. Often words escape me before common sense, social etiquette or…

Good Hallowe’en intensions.

While trying to find the original purpose of Hallowe’en I came across hopeful information. All Hallow’s Eve was traditionally celebrated by Christians who believed that on the 31st of October the veil between the material world and the afterlife is thinned. In order to prevent their recognition by a soul, people would don masks or costumes to spook away evil or…

The rash man has no integrity.

“God, my Lord, is my strength, he makes my feet swift as those of hinds and enables me to go upon the heights.” Habakkuk 3:19 (NAB church edition) Yesterday’s daily devotional in my read the bible in a year plan was the book of Habakkuk. Although there are only three chapters in this short book…