Tag Archive: grace

Advent

. Am I the only one who feels this holiday season is darker than usual? Anyone else more likely to be discouraged than rejoicing? I feel like this advent is more a waiting… Continue reading

Avoiding Messy

I think my family doesn’t believe me when I say I’m turning out to be a decent cook – and that my house is relatively clean. They think they know me so well.… Continue reading

Love Like a … Glacier

Having two bright girls who love school provides for interesting dinner table talk. Gift 2 has been most excited about her science class project, in which she has chosen to make a model… Continue reading

A Thin Silence

Written in November 2010, inspired by a notation in the commentary of the Etz Hayim where it gave an alternate translation of G_d’s whisper to Elijah as… A THIN SILENCE Hunger sometimes feels… Continue reading

Why I Know I’m Right About My Beliefs

My vegetarian gay cousin has a board on Pinterest dedicated to religion, where he pins atheist quotes, some of them snarky. I hate it because it confronts me and makes me think. I’ve… Continue reading

My Husband’s Other Women

It was dim – the cat’s light of dusk – and a campfire was between us. I knew my husband was relaxing in a hammock, and I was eking out the last bit… Continue reading

The Unfairness of Leadership

I’ve had my share of bosses over the years. Some were great, some were meh, and some were terrible. Everyone who’s had a boss or manager or authority figure in their life [read:… Continue reading

Clothing the Emperor

With my deep apologies to Hans Christian Andersen, for both the departure from his original story and the execution thereof… Clothing the Emperor Bring satin, bring lace, bring cotton or cashmere. Knit from… Continue reading