I’m feeling a little overextended. Sounds odd, because I’m home more often than not, but the connected world we live in means it’s possible to have a full-ish plate without even venturing out. I say “full-ish” because what feels heavy to me might be nothing to someone else. And that’s okay. We’re allowed to be
The Gift of Vulnerability
“Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.” C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain Two weeks ago
Wisdom is comfortable living in the land of I-don’t-know. Sometimes it’s “I don’t know, let me find out” other times it’s “I don’t know, my knowledge is limited in that area”. Not infrequently it’s “I don’t know, and the answer is less important than relationship with this person in that area”. There are hills worth
Broken. Busy. Beloved.
I’d like to have something to turn to find Seven Steps To . . . get to the other side of what challenges me. Something concise, steps to take, boxes to check, and a measuring stick with which to note progress. Surely someone has crafted such a thing. But no. Of course not. Though many