Love One Another

When we read in Scripture, “Love one another,” that doesn’t mean, “Barely tolerate,” “Be nice to, but don’t get too close to,” or, “Invite to join, but otherwise avoid” one another. It means support and champion one another. It means bear with, rejoice with and mourn with one another. It means when you hurt one … Continue reading Love One Another

Slow.

Tonight I took it slow. I took a bath. Washed my hair. Stared at the ceiling. Drank some tea. Put on a nightgown and slathered something honey based all over my face. The laundry and dishwasher are going at the same time, and I’m trying not to think what that’ll do to my utilities bill. … Continue reading Slow.

You Can’t Say Yes to Everything: a short lesson on breathing and boundaries

Dear exhausted and overworked friend,  I know you mean well.  I know you have the best intentions.  I know you think that it's just another "rough patch" and if you push through, there'll be peace and rest on the other side.  I hate to be the one to tell you this, but there probably won't … Continue reading You Can’t Say Yes to Everything: a short lesson on breathing and boundaries