There was another shooting on Sunday. Another. Shooting. At a church. So many people died. And as I scrolled through Twitter I saw more discussion on the merits or perils of gun control than I did about how to help a local church that just went through something horrific. I don't always speak kindly. I've … Continue reading When the World is Exhausting
While going through some drafts I have been working on for future posts, I found this completed but never published post I wrote a year and a half ago. I wrote it as I was going through the changes and struggles of being the only single friend watching my closest friends get married. I learned … Continue reading When your best friend gets married.
I'm a worrier in the worst sense of the word. If you were a bug on the wall in our apartment, you would hear my husband often talking me out of wondering if our currently nonexistent children will be happy and well-adjusted or whether I'll ever be where I want to be weight-wise or if … Continue reading When Worries Overwhelm
Before my husband and I started dating, I was the perpetually single friend. I was the girl who was always a bridesmaid, but never a bride. On the outside I was independent, self-sufficient, goal-oriented, and totally fine with being on my own. On the inside, that was also true. Well... mostly. On the inside, I … Continue reading When Desires Go Unfulfilled