The Shoes Make the Man: Traveling Shoes

The Shoes Make the Man: Traveling Shoes

I know the saying is technically "The clothes make the man," but I think this still applies. And it applies even more so to traveling. You must have good shoes if you're taking a trip. Even if you're renting a car. Even if you don't think you'll need walking shoes. Even if you think your [...]

5 Things I Learned About Waiting That Are Probably Common Knowledge But I Feel Smart For Realizing Them

5 Things I Learned About Waiting That Are Probably Common Knowledge But I Feel Smart For Realizing Them

“All human wisdom is contained in these words: Wait and Hope!”Alexandre Dumas, Le Comte de Monte Cristo I'm an indecisive person. Which, in theory, makes waiting seem not all that bad. No decisions to make, right? The worst part comes when I finally decide something. That's it. Game over. When I set my heart on [...]

Holy Saturday.

Holy Saturday.

"Then he rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb." Mark 15: 46   I've been stuck in bed with the flu all day. My lungs feel as though they are about to give out from all the coughing I've been doing. My fever won't go away, and I'm miserable. In the midst of [...]

On Self-Love.

On Self-Love.

On February 11, the Sunday before Valentine's Day, I gathered together to celebrate with a bunch of wonderful women. Celebrate each other. Celebrate ourselves. And you know what I noticed as we went around the room sharing a glimpse into our hearts? Every single person liked something about themselves that is completely and utterly intangible. [...]