I started reading a novel by W.G. Sebald called Rings of Saturn. No, it is not sci-fi. Winfried Georg Maximilian Sebald (he went by Max) is a German writer who died back in 2001, at the age of 57. He suffered from a heart attack while driving and died instantly in a head-on collision. He’s known for another … More Strangely pretty reads
I have struggled with what to blog about this past month. In light of our country’s recent events I told myself it would have nothing to do with politics. There are enough opinions floating around the inter-webs, who needs to hear my voice added to the stinky pile? But. Yes, a but. But, I feel I need to say this. I am … More Dealing…aren’t we all?
Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile. – William Cullen Bryant This time of year always brings a quiet nostalgia. It is a season of silent changes and a subtle build of anticipation. We’re nearing the end of the year, and it is always a strange sensation of attempting to slow time while looking forward to … More Falling slowly
This past season of my life has been the most challenging I have ever encountered. I am emotionally depleted, mentally drained. A part of me really despises using the word “season” as a measurement of time because of it’s ambiguity. If I’m walking through a dark valley I want to know the exact number of … More I will still praise Him
We have less than a month to the first day of autumn, and I am trying to hold back my giddy squeals in honor of my promise to enjoy the rest of summer. There are giddy squeals galore on the inside though, and a little bit of foot stomping as my weather app is showing … More Some ramblings
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.” ~ Erma Bombeck For many years I refused to refer to myself as a ‘writer.’ John Steinbeck is a writer, Ernest Hemingway, … More Are you a writer?
“You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” – J.R.R. Tolkein, The Hobbit Life as a single, late twenty-something woman is full of interesting finds. I have a closet full of anecdotes ready to pull out for others’ amusement, and many profound thoughts on … More Being a single woman in the church; part 1 of something