To be Seen

Some days remind me of this quote from my favorite movie. Or have you ever, like, seen somebody? And you knew that, if only that person really knew you, they would, well, they would of course dump the perfect model that they were with, and realize that you were the one that they wanted to, … Read More


Thoughts on Expectations

Today, I was asked to give the message at my church here in Xela.  It comes from the lectionary text for this week, Matthew 21:33-44.   Sometimes, I like to imagine there will be one defining moment in my life.  There will be a single moment when my life is completely transformed, and … Read More


Suddenly, Everything Changed

“Enjoy it while you can, honey, because once you’re married you’ll just wish you could be single again.” I’ve heard this one a few times, along with various other pieces of jaded advice from unhappily married women or well-intentioned friends who are trying to make me feel better. I’m sure most … Read More