I don’t want to be a hypocrite

This is the third post in a series on guilt. If you are just joining in, here's Part 1 and Part 2. :: Here's the thing, I am struggling through this right now. In fact, most of what I right about here are the things I am wrestling with. This place is where I have chosen … Continue reading I don’t want to be a hypocrite


We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. - Declaration of Independence Happiness. As an American, I'm told that happiness is my right. For the Declaration of Independence tells me … Continue reading {Happiness}

At least I don’t spit on myself

For some reason when I'm at the dentist I always want to talk to the hygienist as she's scraping and prodding away at my teeth. I don't know what it is about the inability to have coherent words come out of my mouth that prompts me to try anyway. I should ask my mom if … Continue reading At least I don’t spit on myself

What are you waiting for?

I was given a free house cleaning by a friend as a shower present. I have yet to use it. Silas is almost 4 months old. Why haven't I taken advantage of this fantastic gift of someone coming to scrub my toilets and dust my bookshelves? I feel like I have to clean the house … Continue reading What are you waiting for?