• That'll Preach

    Not Today.

    This hand-me-down belief that our life has to look like this ──────── in order to be “doing it right” has been passed for generations. So being a recovering people-pleaser and someone who’s straight line looks more like an EKG reading, you can imagine my panic. For twenty-three I have put up my dukes and fought with all my tiny, limited human power to keep all the balls in the air, all the plates spinning and all the people happy. Wake up, wash your face, put your makeup on, look presentable, read your Bible, say your prayers, get the kids dressed, feed the dog, turn in your paper, meet the deadline,…