I can’t church. I churched a lot during the first few decades of my life. Allow me to define “a lot”. Five hours a week in structured congregational meetings, another three hours at least in fellowship before and after said meetings, an additional three to five hours studying for those meetings, plus anywhere from two… Continue reading Bartending – A Spiritual Practice
I cannot begin to say how rewarding I find my random conversations with Brother. To be so alike, and yet so vaguely acquainted… It is a fascinating thing. I would not go so far as to say that I am grateful for the religious and family factors that divided me from so many people in… Continue reading To Have and Have To
Several years ago, I was out with friends for a leisurely evening of fun on the legendary Whiskey Row of Prescott, Arizona. (Legendary might actually be a stretch, but I had heard of it this one time, so close enough.) Anyway, we wandered the Whiskey Row, to my great delight, and then we became hungry… Continue reading Because of My Weight
Well, here I am again, face to face with my own resilience. Do you know that I am absolutely, positively 100% fine? I could not have imagined at the time of my last post that a few weeks down the road I would not only be done crying (about that. I’ll always be crying about… Continue reading Catching Up
Crying is a weird pastime. It makes other humans feel awkward, screws my face all up to heck, gives me a headache, kinda makes me wanna throw up, and ruins my eye makeup. Well, I guess I’ll control the one I can control. Day 3 of no eye makeup. You’ll recall all of those… Continue reading Day 3 of no eye makeup.
Hi. “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” Wise words. Thusly, I have not had anything to say for a while. But now I do, so here I am. Did you ever do a thing you wanted to do and you knew you needed to do and then when you did… Continue reading Coming Around
Did you know yesterday was the 35th anniversary of Voldemort’s attack on the Potters? Because yesterday was the 35th anniversary of Voldemort’s attack on the Potters. Stephen King advised me a while ago that incessant reading is the straightest path to good writing, so I am dedicating myself to these two activities in turns,… Continue reading Muggle Struggle