Tag: Thoughts

Feeeeeeelings

I am angry. I’m angry that I have to hear hate speech coming through the walls I find sanctuary in on this November night. I’m angry that people think that an election going in their favor means they can display racism for all to see. I’m angry that people don’t listen when others share their stories. I’m angry that my… Read more →

Manna: What is it?

Today at church, the pastor was speaking on generosity and brought up the story of the Israelites in the desert, wandering for 40 years. Specifically he brought up the section on manna. When he was talking about it, he told us the definition of manna, “What is it?” This made me think of the whole story; how the manna would… Read more →

Relying on I

Something I was really hit with on Sunday is my reliance on I. In pre-marital counseling, we were taught to use I statements. This is so you don’t blame your feelings on someone else, and also to help the conversation be productive instead of name calling. This is the hardest thing ever when you are in the middle of a… Read more →

The Power of Accountability

I procrastinate. Even things I like, it can take me forever to do. Sometimes that should read, “Especially things I like…” I don’t know why, I don’t know what magical part of my brain is broken that makes me act this way, but it is. It says something along the lines of, “Don’t do (whatever it is), that will make… Read more →

The Problem With Planning

Starting a new project is never a problem for me. I get excited, I jump in… And then it hits. The “This isn’t going exactly how I planned it would, so I must not be able to do it like I think I can.” attitude. Read more →