Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hair is Serious Business

This week I got my hair cut. No big deal, you may think, but then you’d be on drugs because YES, IT IS! When I lived in St. Louis, I went to the same stylist for several years: Ikbal. She … Continue reading

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Mike’s Gesthsemane

With no definitive answers and daily chronic pain, Mike has understandably been depressed. I alluded to this earlier in a post but deleted the actual word “depression” and chose “darkness” instead. But here it is: DEPRESSION. I realized that even … Continue reading

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Purging Party

In efforts to do what I have been meaning to do forever, I invited some brave girlfriends (cue: “I get by with a little help from my friends…”) to help me minimize our stuff a few weekends ago. Some of … Continue reading

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In Defense of Being Fake

Once a week, I talk and pray with a close girlfriend from college, aka hot mama. Our accountability relationship has been such a huge blessing in my life. Monday night after we finished praying, she verbally gave me permission NOT … Continue reading

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8 Years Ago Today

“I, Leslie, take you, Mike, to be my wedded husband. To have and to hold, from this day forward…” Today is Mike and my anniversary. I remember so many things about that day. It was truly meaningful and a ton … Continue reading

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Rebuilding: Idol of Self-Sufficiency

Yesterday I started reading Ezra. The exiled Israelites are returning to rebuild the broken and abandoned temple. After years of turning away from God, years of idolatry, years of ignoring the prophets, God’s children are exiled and their greatness is … Continue reading

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