Sometimes someone tells you “this is good for you” and you do it, and you realize it is good. What is good? We are not good. In Chronicles of Narnia, someone asks about Aslan, who is a lion, is he safe? To which the reply comes, Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. God isn’t […]

Life is one big series of choices. You make a choice not to be angry. You make a choice not to envy. You make a choice not to be hurt. Make enough of these choices, over time, you are not an angry person. You are not a jealous person. You are not a victim. (To […]

I made some discoveries in 2015 that changed my life for the better. Cafe au lait. In my version at home, I brew half a cup of instant coffee and add almondmilk. Travesty, I know. Sharky’s Woodfired Grill. Oatmeal with honey and cinnamon. Did you know cinnamon has antioxidant properties? Latest bookmarked site: Mark Bittman’s […]

Rereading old Xanga entries and I love ’em! Haha. I can’t believe I wrote some of them, they’re so cute and lovely. Some are unaffected. Makes me think of a more lighthearted time in my life, or guileless me, even though I was going through hard stuff then, too. Ohh, miss the comments. It’s like […]

So, at 11:00 o’clock at night, I have a thought. Do you ever come across something or someone and think “If I were a(n) _____, I’d be that/them”? Or, “_____ is who/what I’d be, if I were a(n) _____.”? Maybe someone’s expressive logic or train of thought really resonates with your own. This is it, I’ve […]

Read this brief resource from the Navigators on Thankfulness. It says that sometimes we don’t give thanks because of pride (I deserve what I have), resentment (I don’t have enough), or mixed-up priorities (like the nine lepers of whom Jesus asked, where are they?) It’s all too easy to point out the ways in which […]

Consider my interest piqued! I just got an email for Elevated Careers by eHarmony, in beta. They’re looking to match jobs to candidates by skills, culture, and personality. I find the timing amusing, considering my recent post on how job matching could work.

I can’t remember the last time I even typed “” Which I guess is a good thing. It used to be my go-to for TV shows like Psych, Warehouse 13, etc. But then all my shows ended ::sad face:: and I decided it was for the better because I wanted to put my time and […]