I’m negative. I’m also negative about wanting another swab. In order to return to work, every employee in my enormous … Continue reading If You Haven’t Been Tested Yet You Need to Know How Awful it Feels
It’s just one of the many perils of working from home My husband is retired. COVID-19 has forced me to … Continue reading How Do I Report Sexual Harassment During COVID-19?
And other questions pertaining to the Christian life Nothing is more commanding than brake lights on the vehicle in front … Continue reading Do These Brake Lights Make My Rear Look Big?
The world’s move to online education has driven traffic to a website I created in 2009, resulting in a flood of unwanted emails. Continue reading The Coronavirus Is Messing with My Inbox
The prodigal cat. The idiot cat parent. If she weren’t such a bother, I’d be proud of my cat’s many talents. Please don’t skip this read because you hate cats. Continue reading Some People Are Too Nice to Own a Cat
(Spoiler Alert: I Need to Do It Again) “In two more days I will have read through the entire Bible … Continue reading I Read the Bible in One Year; This Is What It Did for Me
If you had to use a fragile clay pot to contain something precious, wouldn’t you take the utmost care with it? Continue reading Why Put So Much Effort Into a Body That Is Wasting Away?
I search for more in all the wrong places when what I really need is less of me and more of Jesus. Continue reading What I Really Want Is Less of Me
I’ll give you a clue. It involves bare skin. You can call me “Sweet Cheeks.” Or “Sticky Buns.” But don’t … Continue reading This is more disturbing than stepping in gum
A lighthearted look at failing to see the light I know. I never thought it would happen either. I got … Continue reading Why my blissful new-car feeling lasted just a week
Isn’t it possible for something to get worse in such tiny increments that I fail to recognize “worse” until it’s completely broken? Continue reading How do you know when something is really broken?
I had always wanted children. I simply had no idea that raising them — or parenting them once their decisions were all theirs — could feel so hard. Continue reading Parenting Rule #1: Stop looking the “gift horse” in the mouth
Whether I intend to or not, I am marketing by the way I live — positively or negatively. You are too. We are marketers. Continue reading Make them want what you have
On a special Saturday morning, I spent time with my grandson saying I love you with every chore. He got it. Continue reading ‘Are you doing this because you love me?’
(Or why “sharpening your saw” is so important — no matter what your “saw” might be) I had noticed that … Continue reading When doing good prevents you from doing best
Who knew that “the change” meant I’d change my outfit in an instant — and then change it back again? Continue reading Menopause goal: Never let them see you sweat
Driving toward a strategy Driving to and from work has made me a strategic commuter. Leaving my office at 5:05 … Continue reading How can you be strategic when you don’t have time to plan?
I had missed the birth of my first grandchild, and I was determined to be as present as possible for … Continue reading A grandmother is born — again