The Messy Middle

What I Don’t Want to Tell You During the Holidays

What I Don’t Want to Tell You During the Holidays

The Holidays are upon us and I don’t have my sh*t together.

I’m not talking about tree trimming and gift wrapping – all of that is appropriately behind schedule, yes. It’s the bigger things – the stuff of life that makes us who we are, the stuff that shapes our stories that’s got me worried. Expectations, hopes, desires. Things that happened that I wish had not happened. Things that didn’t happen that I wish had.  The struggle to accept where I am in this beautiful thing we call life. It’s this stuff that’s got me perplexed right now.

The Importance of Feeling…

The Importance of Feeling…

Life. It is filled with highs and lows, the inevitable peaks and valleys.  It is full of jobs and kids, and happiness, and joy, and sorrow. People are mean to you, people are nice to you – things work out and sometimes they don’t. We struggle, we work, we find success and we fail.  In the big things – in the little things.

My life is no different. I live a very full and exciting existance in general, but the last 12 - 18 months have been especially demanding.  Recently, I made a list of all ‘major’ events that have taken place for me in this past season…

​The Art of Waiting

​The Art of Waiting

There is a time for everything.  And timing is everything. Some say things happen according to God’s timing. But I’m convinced it is God who is waiting on us.