Single with boundaries?

Time. It is a blessing and a curse. Though we all have the same amount of hours on any given day, as a single woman I have more time for myself, less external demands on my time, and therefore a lot of say in how I spend it. How is that a curse? First, combine…

Happy, Holy Families

You might know, from reading some of my previous articles on this site, that I believe a sense of humor is a gift straight from heaven. It’s a source of release, consolation, and comfort in times of stress and difficulty. I’m certain that some folks are quite surprised, perhaps even shocked, to hear someone utter…

Drawn to Brokenness

Back in the era of my middle school years, I began to notice a trend in my behavior toward the “underdogs” amongst us. In the view of a school-aged child, the underdogwould be someone who was not in the “cool” group, someone who was made fun of or picked on, someone from a very poor family,…

The Holidays

The Holidays. For so much of my life they were surrounded by nothing other than pure joy, excitement, and wonder. I find myself missing those days – the days when Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year season were simply happy. Unforeseen tragedy and the loss of loved ones have since changed my experience of holidays….

The Holidays

The Holidays. For so much of my life they were surrounded by nothing other than pure joy, excitement, and wonder. I find myself missing those days – the days when Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year season were simply happy. Unforeseen tragedy and the loss of loved ones have since changed my experience of holidays….