Finding Peace

I’m Too Busy Living For #MeToo

I don’t often add caveats after the fact.  Actually, in more than 13 years of blogging, this is the first time.   So here it is. I am not ridiculing or belittling those who simply said #metoo. In this article, I am deliberately and specifically calling out those emotionally or otherwise profiteering on pain and capitalizing […]

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Finding Peace

Hope Deferred Teaches Contentment

There’s a thing I want. Have wanted. Longed for. Cried over. Begged God for. I’m talking about years. Not weeks, days, or months. Years have been spent on this….thing. It’s not a new car or some tangible, quantifiable, relatable item. It’s an intangible over which I have no control. No power to change or invoke into being. […]

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Finding Peace | Thoughts | Travel | Uncategorized | Work In Process

Decisions, Decisions.

I have a decision to make. It’s not a big one. But it’s a choice laid out in front of me and I’m tired of these kinds of decisions. I’m just plain worn out with the contemplating and pondering and considering. The newness and the unknowns. I don’t want to make any decisions.I want to […]

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Faith & Encouragement | Finding Peace | Social Issues | Thoughts

5 Steps Toward Real Friendships

Alternatively titled:  What to do when you just don’t LIKE someone and you want to get on with your life. Oh!? That’s never happened to you? You’ve always been a great, big, brilliant ball of sweetness and sunshine, adoring everyone? Good for you, Pinocchio… For the rest of us, this happens sometimes and, despite some […]

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Awkward Grace

When obedience looks like Speaking up and Telling becomes an adventure in full disclosure, it isn’t long before the Accuser tells me Lies and I realize I am not very eager to share an experience with Awkward Grace. But, I do it anyway. ________________________ The only thing more awkward than being an early teenager is processing, as an […]

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