It’s Funny. And It’s Not.

When quarantine feels a little too weighty for me--when the stark gravity of living in a horror-filmesque world puts me right on the razor's edge of true terror--I pause and think how much worse it would be if I was still drinking. And it always makes me laugh. Because holy mother of pearl, I was... Continue Reading →

Whatever I Want. Gosh.

I've run into an odd phenomenon. Maybe it's best illustrated by a quick little graphic: Huh. Well then. To carve out space to read, write, and meditate, I wake up at 5:30 am. So I can get these these things done before the "real" day starts at 8. And, no, I don't feel guilting doing... Continue Reading →

Gosh Darn It, I’m Capable

I feel all kinds of capable right now. And DAMN, it feels good. I know, I know. I'm a grown ass woman. I should feel capable, right?? But for so long, I didn't. Not because of imposter syndrome. Nope. That requires actual achievements first. I didn't feel capable because I wasn't. Full stop. We could... Continue Reading →

Sometimes Life Happens in Odd Places

"God is either everything, or else He is nothing. God either is, or He isn't." I sat on an overstuffed couch that was a little too deep for my feet to comfortably reach the floor in a church basement illuminated by lamplight. I sipped my bubbly water and looked around at the small group assembled,... Continue Reading →

Monday Twitchiness

I’ve got a mental list of all the things that MUST be done before mid-September that wraps all the way around my brain (twice) and squeezes it like a boa constrictor.

There Is Power In the Seeking

Yesterday, during approximately the last 15 seconds of an AA meeting, a dude chimes in with this nugget: "The power isn't in 'knowing' God. The power is in the seeking of God." And I was all, "Don't mind me. I'll just sit over here quietly. Mind BLOWN." Because YES. It's this that I have been... Continue Reading →

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