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How to Go Placidly Amid the Noise and Haste

How to Go Placidly Amid the Noise and Haste

When we feel like we’re not enough.

We run harder and faster, furiously comparing, plotting and driving ourselves - to what? To that place where we have no worries? Sorry to tell you but that place doesn’t exist out there - it’s an inside job.

But when we choose to go placidly amid the noise and haste, we find God doing the work and not us, and He has been all along.

I forget this. Sometimes it takes a migraine to remind me.

A Word to You Non-Mothers

A Word to You Non-Mothers

For most of my life the controlling narrative has been Be Awesome. Need Nothing. Even as I dragged myself through a disastrous miscarriage, I didn't ask for help. I also scolded myself for being selfish: "Who are you to be so sad, when other people are suffering so much worse. Think about Syria!" 

But both of those are bullshit lies.