Political Thoughts

Yes, I have them.  Not often, and I share them even more rarely than I think them.  I don’t think them often because in this day and age politics are not very pleasant.   Just today Trent posted this on Facebook: I completely agree with his frustrations and his desire to just escape.  The political scene…

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Strep is (Almost) the Worst

Guys, I have strep throat. Strep is awful.  I know it’s not the worst illness I could get – stomach flu is pretty high up there on my list of least-favorite, non-life-threatening illnesses, but strep is pretty bad.  It knocks me out.  Sometimes literally – I have fainted before when I’ve had strep.  I haven’t…

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Weekend Update (Tuesday Edition)

Greetings! And welcome to your Not Your Normal Life’s Weekend Update, Tuesday Edition (that I’m going to post on Wednesday)! That’s because I’ve been so busy lately! Like seriously, right now I should be in bed. But instead I’m writing to you, my beloved faithful blog followers. Things that have happened lately: I joined a…

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The Best Relationship

Before the events of this summer I thought I knew how to pray.  You talk to God.  How much more simple can it get?  Actually doing it was a different matter… I’ve learned that it is pretty simple.  You talk to God.  But you actually talk to Him.  For me anymore life is a series…

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Underwhelming Expectations

(Note: I wrote this very late in the evening on Sunday, October 14, 2018, so I’m publishing it on the 15th.) So this happened this morning: “Oooh, so pretty!” you say, and you’re right.  It is gorgeous.  The sunrise, the new-fallen snow, I tell you what, God knows how to do a snowy sunrise right.…

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