Category Archives: raw

Temporal vs eternal

I’m realizing just how much of my focus has been on the temporal versus the eternal. I’ve been in survival mode. I’m trying to keep afloat physically. My health hasn’t been great and the exhaustion has been overwhelming. I’m trying … Continue reading

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Hello I’m Hashimotos

A friend sent this to me…and I’ve seen in on multiple Hypothyroid/Hashimotos groups. I thought I’d share it here…   Hi. My name is Hashimoto’s. I’m an invisible autoimmune disease that attacks your thyroid gland causing you to become hypothyroid. … Continue reading

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Uncle!!!

Last night my friend called my current season of life a pressing season. I don’t know what season I’m in but I’m calling uncle. This past weekend was one of the most emotionally difficult I’ve had…and that includes being in … Continue reading

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Friends

Last night I had a moment that hit me hard…in the best way. I went out to celebrate my friend’s birthday and met someone who knows someone I know. He and I got to talking about the circumstances under which … Continue reading

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It’s funny how far a dollar can go

One of the most powerful sermons that I ever heard was at a Methodist church on the day that my nephew Isaac and my niece Isabella were baptized. As I walked into the church, proud to be my nephew’s God-mother, … Continue reading

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Earthquakes and hurricanes and unemployment, oh my!

Usually the northeastern region of the US is okay for weather….hot summers, cold winters but few natural disasters. Tuesday I was standing in a building, waiting to give blood for my sister’s class and all of a sudden, I find … Continue reading

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Dichotomy

Last night, on my way into the city, I stopped at Wawa for some money.  As I was walking into the store, I noticed minivans and small SUV’s driven by men and women, tired from a long day of carting … Continue reading

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Ambiguity

I’m in an ambigous place right now.   I love my life.  My job(s) are going really well.  I’ve adjusted to the dental industry–specifically in a dental office–fairly well.  Sometimes it still doesn’t feel like a real job.  I love … Continue reading

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Am I Lovely?

There is a voice that is within every woman that asks, “Am I lovely?”  After 33 years of research, I believe that question arises almost as soon as a female baby enters the world.  Every woman I know seeks an … Continue reading

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Sometimes Life is Messy and Grey

When you are completely ensconced in the church–when you eat, breathe, live the church, you are safe and protected.  Yes, there are still human issues, but you generally deal with church people.  You usually live a pretty regular life.  You … Continue reading

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