“You know what I learned about fig trees? The roots are tenacious, even invasive. They do not give up. There’s a testimony there.”
You Were Not Meant to be Pretty... My Kind of Beautiful — Things I Wish My Mother Had Taught Me, A Guide to Living with Impeccable Grace and Style The words of Suzanne Rivard. Fortunately, my mother made it abundantly clear that "pretty" was genetics and luck, but smart, aggressive, determined women were always beautiful. …
While planning was important, “one needed to live a life that was open to change,” according to the Holy Spirit.
What do you have to lose? Maybe everything, but what if you don't fail?
What if the best days were just ahead of the most bracing you've lived through?
I grew increasingly uncomfortable, feeling the weight of impending doom. The experience started out so well. A Passover with friends, and then,
What if we allowed ourselves to be loved. To be honored. To be deserving of Grace? What if we accepted from one another the good we desire to give?
"when you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy."
Is my body perfect? Nope. Do I love her anyway? Yep. Can I do better? Working on it.
A the last possible moment, the last day of September BEFORE October 1, I took a leap of faith. A few years ago, I joined writers around the world in committing 31 days of consistency in writing. I am fully embracing the complexity of life, of my life, my family, the world, and I'll be …