You might wonder at a name like Unshaken; what kind of woman stands behind a name like that? Perhaps someone who is confident, successful, a woman who not only has a plan, she has a plan for how she will execute her plan. That’s not me. I am both easily and often shaking. Let me…Read more »
September is not quite upon us, and yet I sit here surrounded by silence. Why? Because today is the first day of school. If you’ve followed this blog for a while, you’ll no doubt be surprised at a first-day-of-school blog appearing on the actual first day of school. It hasn’t happened before. Two years ago…Read more »
It has happened. I have turned not just another year older, but another decade older. All with the passing of one day. Funny how so much can change between a sunset and a sunrise. How something that was always on its way, feels like it came suddenly. As my husband discovered the ill-fated birthday he came…Read more »
September is once again upon us. I’m not sure how it snuck up so quickly. I can’t exactly recall how the lazy amble of July rolled into August and the summer slipped by; but it did. Now the days of playing outside in various states of dress/undress have been replaced with my stern reprimands of,…Read more »
Sometimes it is stumbling staggering falling. Sometimes it is crying shouting screaming. Sometimes it is heavy suffocating silent. Sometimes it is only because the alternative is Impossible.
Many years ago today we committed our lives to each other. The decision was based somewhat on emotion; we were in love. It was based mostly on naiveté; we really knew very little of each other and what we were getting ourselves into. It was based completely on the fact we wanted to spend the rest…Read more »
I search through my memories for an answer and I find story. My sisters and brother sitting together listening to my parents read us story. Overlapping voices growing louder, my extended family speaking, layering story. I grow older and learn to passionately devour story myself. Always in the background, my God, writing His story in…Read more »
Curl up in your favourite chair, get cozy. Lay your head back and rest a while. This is a yoga pants zone – a space for grace. Don’t see the connection? Despite the fun of getting dressed up and feeling pretty, I think secretly, we all love slipping into our yoga pants and taking…Read more »