Tag Archives: burdens

Lay it all down

I was reading a post by a favorite writer and she said these words, “Just lay it all down.” I stopped reading any further. My eyes began to tear up. Yes, yes, I thought. That is what I want, to … Continue reading

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rocks in the pack

When I was in college, I worked for a Scouting camp in New Mexico. The main activity for the Scouts was hiking and each season thousands of scouts would come explore the Sangre de Christo Mountains.  It was a once-in-a-lifetime … Continue reading

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what do you want?

Pulled like taffy, stretched to be thinner, taller, smarter, prettier, more athletic, funnier, quieter, louder, more to the left or the right.  We are exhausted. I am exhausted.  I long to be what/who is desired and needed by those around … Continue reading

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Carry On

Within the last week, I have seen posts and received texts from family and friends who are carrying heavy burdens. Cancer still ravages my dear friend, my mom’s illness is flaring again and it will be a month until her … Continue reading

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