So yesterday morning, I woke up at 4:30. It's rare that I ever wake up that early, and believe me, I wish I could have slept longer. Sleep is high up on my list of priorities. After tossing and turning a bit, I realized it would be better to just let go and let God, … Continue reading 4:30 a.m.
When non-essential businesses had to close up at the beginning of the shelter-in-place orders, I really wasn't too bothered by it. My family and I try to live within our means and by the motto, "Live simply, so others can simply live." Fortunately, it hasn't been too drastic of a change for … Continue reading Reopening the Library
Such a weird time we're in right now. It's history happening as we're living it. One day, we'll look back on this time and have so many mixed emotions and memories of it. I don't know about you, but it's given me much to think about and write about. During this Coronavirus pandemic, we, as … Continue reading During This Time in History
For the past few days, with the constant news updates, people rushing to the store to stockpile disinfecting wipes and hoard toilet paper, numerous public events being canceled, schools closing, and the fear that comes when the word "pandemic" is officially declared, I've been trying to put it all together and come up with the … Continue reading Surreal
We all have our stories about who we are or the series of events on how we got to where we are now. Sometimes these stories are told to friends and relatives, and are well-known to those around us. They're the stories we tell at parties and family get-togethers. Sometimes our stories are forgotten, shelved … Continue reading Stories Matter
You've maybe heard the phrase, "Let go and let God." Those five words are so simple, yet hold so much promise and instruction. They also happen to be some of the most difficult words for many of us to follow. Especially me. These words had been popping up in my life so frequently the past … Continue reading Letting Go, Letting God
While waiting in line at the grocery store a few weeks ago, I glanced over at the various magazine covers cleverly placed as impulse purchases at checkout. Celeb gossip, tabloid news, and scandalous headlines were all vying for my attention. The cover of People magazine caught my eye, mostly because I noticed a photo of handsome Prince … Continue reading Seven Moments