Distracted

Distraction.  I’m a linguist. Words fascinate me, and I enjoy digging into their roots to find where they came from.  Distraction? It comes from Latin, like many of our English words. To distract originally meant “to drag apart; to pull in different directions.” pulled in different directions? dragged apart? oh, …

In the heartbreak

What do you do when you don’t get to say goodbye like you thought you would, when things don’t end all neat and pretty like you planned, when you’re left sobbing your heart out in your car in a parking lot late at night, because it’s the end and you …

When you cannot see

“Trust the God you cannot see to faithfully accomplish what only He can see.” — Andy Gleiser Sometimes, this life just doesn’t seem to make much sense, does it? When we’re in the middle of the muck, we can’t see anything except all the mire that surrounds us. We have no …