True Love

Christ the Lord is risen today!  Happy Easter! In 2015 I wrote an Easter musical for my church.  I wanted to share it here on my blog, but it’s too big and it won’t upload, so I had to resort to YouTube.  Because the sound and camera quality is not the greatest (it was 2015),…

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One Month Later…

Hey!  I’m still here!  No, I haven’t forgotten about you all.  Things are just… different now and I feel like I’m still trying to navigate this new world. Because in this new world there are dreams. In this new world there are challenges. In this new world there are possibilities. For those of you who…

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Depression Analogy #239: The Blanket

I’ve been a little down lately.  Shocker.  I really hate depression.  I can be doing everything right: all my tips and techniques at full strength and it still wipes me out. This last bout was a bit scary.  Scary in that I didn’t sit in my room and cry for days on end (I call…

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Stepping with SAD in the Wilderness

Ugh.  February.  No, I’m not “ugh-ing” it because of all the sappy celebrations of romantic love we’re deluged with this time of year.  I’m “ugh-ing” it because it’s been a very long time since I’ve seen the sun.  It’s frigid, blustery, dark, and illnesses are rampant. I’m feeling it.  SAD.  Seasonal Affective Disorder.  Judging from…

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Little Things that Add to My Happy

Hello February! Already!?! Wow, January flew by.  Having a major deadline at work due January 31st will do that to you.  My most hours worked in a week in January was 54 and I never dipped down to only 40.  Whew.  I’m taking today off, because I really need to (even though the next deadline…

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A Soft Heart

Trent has made the request that I no longer use his name on my blog.  I will honor that request.  He has approved the alternate title of “The man” or “TM” (which are also the initials of his first and middle name, coincidentally enough – and no, I didn’t pick “the man” moniker just so…

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Waiting on God, Part 2

A while ago, when life was different, I wrote a post called “Waiting.”  I just went and reread it – I was thinking “what did I know about waiting then?”  Turns out, more than I remember.  It’s a good post.  You should reread it too. Turns out, the feeling I wrote about then that I…

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