circle of protection

This Lent, I chose to participate in World Vision’s Relentless Act:s of sacrifice campaign.  As a protestant, I have occasionally participated in Lent because frankly, everything in my life revolves around me, my comfort and my goals.  Lent is a time to sacrifice a creature comfort for the sake of refocusing attention on what I choose[…]

my awkward valentine

I’ve had some awful valentines days in my past.  Spanning the history of amorous attempts on February 14th these valentines have included awkward kisses, technicolor vomiting, public rejection, cheesy gifts, and an internal blend  of resentment/anixety/and pity. Here’s a quick recap for your amusement dear blog friends: It was valentines day and unseasonably warm for[…]