November 29: I’m Still Alive

The morning prayer prompt today was God’s faithfulness. All I could think to say is that I’m still alive. Today’s song of the day is “Record Player,” below: Sometimes I think all I’m ever doing isTrying to convince myself I’m aliveSometimes I think all I’m ever doing isTrying to convince myself I’m climbing in the…

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November 24: Connecticut Pizza

I’m might kick myself later, but I’m eating pizza tonight. The good stuff, from Connecticut. With onions and olives and green bell peppers, because those are my favorite toppings. With the thin, doughy crust underneath, a layer of evenly distributed sauce in the middle, and the cheese that’s going to hurt me on top. My…

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November 10: Birds (Makeup Post)

Driving to work earlier this month, a flock of birds performed an air show. They swirled in unison, black and cream bodies flying up in tight formation and spreading out as they swooped downwards. They created a pattern in the morning sky, sharing their art with those of us bound to the road. The picture…

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November 23: Toothpaste

Sometimes we take the little things for granted, like toothpaste. It is always around for twice daily brushings, but when you travel and forget your tube or mistakenly assume the person you’re visiting will have extra, you realize how sorely you need it. It’s like when a tornado knocks out the power, and you suddenly…

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November 20: Roadtrips (Makeup)

Today, in this makeup post from the weekend, I am thankful for road trips and the space they offer. Recovering from an abusive relationship, it took me a while to realize that I can still do the activities I enjoy by myself. Going on drives was one of the few things we used to enjoy…

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