Have you ever felt like your days are just mundane, ordinary, and without the excitement you see in the lives of those around you? I’m so sorry. Sometimes, I feel that way too. One of the “Slices of Hope” from my book, If Only It Were a Piece of Cake, is: “Without the ordinary, thereContinue reading “Why It Is Okay To Live An Ordinary Life”
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On Dreaming Small.
Three years ago I wrote the blog post below entitled, “I’m Going to Dream Small This Year.” Today I reread it and decided to post it again. This is a major spoiler alert (it’s my blog, so I can spoil it if I want) but it’s about faithfully doing the little things in life. About dreamingContinue reading “On Dreaming Small.”
Finding Sense In The Common.
I pull the spoon out of the dishwasher and stack it with its fellow tablemates in the drawer. My motions are robotic. I do this same thing almost every single day. It is such a common task that I don’t even have to concentrate on what I am doing. I push the clothes into theContinue reading “Finding Sense In The Common.”
He stared at me, waiting for an answer. I hesitated. His pencil remained poised in his hand, ready to fill in the blank. I hesitated some more. “I don’t know,” I said, “what do you think I like to do?” My son shrugged and said, “I don’t know either but I have to write something.Continue reading “Do what?”