I’m bored.

Where exactly does boredom come from?  As we’ve learned this week, people (kids!) will kill out of boredom.

I was never that bored, and around puberty (as many people are), I was especially bored.  Lately though, I’ve found myself saying it more often than I’d like.  Even when I’m doing things, I’m bored.  I watch Netflix: bored.  At work: bored.  Walking: bored.  Church: bored. Homework: bored. Continue reading “I’m bored.”

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I’m not ready.

I’m not ready (for positive change, or what I want).

When is anyone ever fully ready for healing, transformation, change?   No one ever looks back and goes, “Oh yeah, I was totally ready for that big (or small) change in my life.”  Even when you know it’s coming like moving, a new job, marriage, birth, or even death, you can read all the articles and self-help books, get advice from friends, but in the end, you don’t know how the change is going to effect your life.  That’s okay!  Continue reading “I’m not ready.”

I will never forgive them/you/whoever.

Holding a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die… Read this, and take a deep breath after each statement. Continue reading “I will never forgive them/you/whoever.”

Perfection: I should have done better.

Nobody’s perfect… But you can feel pretty awesomely close to perfect! Take a deep breathe after each statement… Continue reading “Perfection: I should have done better.”

Eating well is not just about me.

Food trivia! Most farmers are women.
Food trivia! Most farmers are women.

I’ve been reading a lot about food lately.  I follow the paleos, neo-paleos, vegans, locavores, families trying to get healthy, weightloss, dieting, farmer’s markets, whatever.  I’ve looked at a lot of stuff, barely taped the surface, but it all seems so selfish.  Not necessarily a bad selfish, but it seems rare to me that I find someone who is eating well for their local/global community and not just for themselves. This is what I hear:  Continue reading “Eating well is not just about me.”