Category Archives: about me

On being sick

He walked in, handsome as ever in his straight jeans and black cardigan with slightly-wrinkled shirt poking out underneath — a typical Sunday afternoon look. He looked at me, pitifully, and, it seemed, disappointed. I was in bed for the … Continue reading

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Higher standards than God

It happened sometime after 11pm. We were discussing the revelation I had about my vast, amorphous, persistent false guilt (the revelation being that it exists) and it’s ties to my deep-seated perfectionism. I had changed into a purple striped vintage-style … Continue reading

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Me and my edgy design

My husband referred to my blog style, graphically, as “edgy.” I have never been associated with anything edgy in my life. I have been called “extreme,” “unconventional,” “radical,” and “bold,” but never “edgy.” I must be turning a new leaf. … Continue reading

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11:26

I flipped the switch to reveal an unmade bed; my pillow dotted with mascara. I considered the scene, flooded with the unlovely radiance of “the big light.” It was late. Too late for my normal evening routine, much less this. … Continue reading

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My favorite day of the week

Sunday used to be my least favorite day of the week. These days, I’m already looking forward to it when Monday comes. What I love about Sunday: Meeting with our whole local church family and engaging in true fellowship (not … Continue reading

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Prayer and Sovereignty

I have always struggled with intercessory prayer (praying for others). Because, after all, if God is sovereign, why pray? I blame it on Calvin. I blame it on perfectionism. I blame it on my ability to over-intellectualize everything. I blame … Continue reading

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The latest

Hello, all three of you readers out there! (Actually, I think there might be as many as nine or ten of you!) I have been doing a lot of thinking lately. :::Wonders how many posts will begin like this.::: The … Continue reading

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What I’m afraid of (the blogging version)

Nothing! Well… I mean… lots of things. I’m afraid of being shackled to something without an expiration date. I’m afraid this will suck me in and I’ll be spending my evenings writing late into the night. I’m afraid to write … Continue reading

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Perfectionism

Perfectionism is when I have every intention of sending flowers to someone, and I go to the website and spend lots of time looking at EVERY SINGLE ARRANGEMENT, and I narrow it down to a few pretty good ones, and … Continue reading

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Promises I’m not making

I will not promise to post every day or every week. You are not allowed to get mad at me if I do not post “often enough” (whatever that means). Sometimes I might do a marathon of posts, though. I … Continue reading

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