Amen

I want to get better at prayer. I just finished Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers, by Anne Lamott, and I basically wanted to take a highlighter to every page. Although I found myself identifying with a lot of her thoughts on spirituality, relationships, nature, etc., her ability to be in the moment was both…

What’s on my Bookshelf

Thank you for your encouragement after my last post.  Pawpaw is home now and receiving excellent care.  Today I’m joining a blog link up on Modern Mrs. Darcy’s site.  She posed the question, “What’s on your bookshelf?”  How could I pass up an opportunity to respond?! Pictured is my favorite bookshelf in our apartment.  This…

This One’s for the Dreamers

Good evening, friends.  Let’s talk about daydreaming.  Every personality test I’ve ever taken has confirmed what I always knew about myself.  I’m a dreamer.  Maybe some of you can relate?  I’m very future-oriented, and I often dwell on abstract ideas rather than realistic/detail-oriented information.  This is not super-practical for being good at adult life, but…

Through the Eyes of a Child

I am currently reading A Tree Grows in Brooklyn for the awesome virtual book club that I have with my best college girlfriends (virtual because we are scattered far and wide around the US…and the world).  I really relate to Francie, the main character, who lives inside of her elaborate imagination much of the time.  As…

Love Poems

As an English major, I was always a fan of poetry.  Love poetry is my favorite, because I find it so relatable.  We’ve all felt the longing and the adoration and the frustration of being in love.  The title of my blog is taken from one of my favorite love poems by e.e. cummings… since…