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My Daffodils

Buying groceries is the most tedious and my least liked errand, but what I do enjoy about the grocery store is seeing all the beautiful bouquets of flowers. Flowers just […]

Confessions of a PICU nurse

I am really nervous to write this, but being a writer somehow equates to vulnerability. And it seems that there’s always at least one person who’s life is touched by […]

What about me

Well, what about me? We would be lying to ourselves if we denied that we live in a “what about me” era. And even if our minds didn’t quite go […]

Starting over

Sometimes life doesn’t go the way we expect it to. I think we all have this picture in the back of ours heads how we think ours days would look […]

Dogs don’t bark at parked cars

When our lives go from stagnant to movement, the waters are always tested. It’s in the place of flourishing you find the most opposition. Dogs don’t bark at parked cars. […]

Gifts from Japan

I haven’t blogged in a while. It has been hard to write. But today I was found some inspiration in porcelain cups. I received the MOST beautiful gifts from Japan. […]

She is perfectly flawed

Her ways seem flawed to those who don’t know her. Here comes judgement, gerunds tearing her down. Her bones skinned bare, her scars now visible. That translucent skin evaporating amidst […]

So today I choose

God is a promise keeping God. He is ever faithful. When we are going through the hard times, it’s difficult though to see that anything could be good. I wish […]

Nothing short of the goodness of God

I easily forget the goodness of God. I easily forget his faithfulness and how he provides. I get so wrapped up in worry that when I really need to remember, […]

Learning to say no

I am the worst person to write about “learning to say no”. I am a “yes girl” and if you know me, oh you know. I am not sure why […]

The wall between us

Some days are tough. They are more than we bargained for and it takes every ounce of energy to get even the simplest task done. The truth is, depression hurts. […]

Alone isn’t lonely

There is a misconception that those who are alone are lonely. What I have come to learn is that alone and lonely are two different things. You can be surrounded […]

Hate is too great a burden

How do you love your enemies? The people that wrong you and intentionally try to hurt you? The ones that hold a grudge against you for no reason? How do […]

Forgive them

Forgiving others who intentionally seek to harm us is beyond difficult, for the weak are loud and seek quarrel. They wish to hurt. Strong people do not retaliate, rather seek […]

Someday you will

This past year has been a year of blessings, a year of new doors and new beginnings for some. While for others, it was yet another year of searing pain, […]