Weekending | 4,184 Words.

One of my daily email newsletters always includes a piece titled “1,000 Words” and it’s a photo without any accompanying text. I can’t quite manage no words, but I can keep them to a minimum. I have exactly five (it took me two tries to get the books) photos in my feed since I posted on Friday afternoon. I do wish I’d taken one Friday evening – it was nice to catch up and we laughed hard – also, we were five because their son surprised his mom and came home for the weekend!! (I was delighted they shared him … Continue reading Weekending | 4,184 Words.

Present | April 2022.

Present is choosing to believe that your own life is worth investing deeply in, instead of waiting for some rare miracle or fairytale. Present Over Perfect, by Shauna Niequist (via @emilypfreeman) Except for this past weekend, April has been a quiet month for me. a month where I spent a lot of time on my own, reading, knitting, studying, listening to music and birdsong, walking. I let go a few commitments to make more room for solitude and my new church leadership roles. I tried to be disciplined about bedtime since the dark early hours are my favorite reading and … Continue reading Present | April 2022.