I know there are people out there who are thinking: "Headcovering, skirts and dresses, no birth control . . . come on--this stuff is not important. How is this real life? What about people on drugs, people starving, sex trafficking? Compared to that, this stuff is fluff. Let's focus on what matters." What matters. Hmmm.… Continue reading How is this Real Life?
A strange realization snuck up on me over the past several weeks: After 5 1/2 years of being "skirts and dresses only" I no longer feel abnormal. Weird. What I do feel is settled, at peace, and . . . bored. Yes! I thought I would never get past the trembling, anxious stage; I thought… Continue reading How I Organize My Skirts-and-Dresses-Only Closet
You know that feeling when you're so frustrated you want to cry? But then you can't because for some reason your eyes insist on staying dry. Instead of tears for an outlet, you form prayers, and fling them upward hoping they'll smack into heaven at some point if you just yell them (inwardly) loud enough. That's frustration,… Continue reading How I Deal with Discouragement
After reading a few of my blog posts, you might fall under the impression that I just love controversy and look for it at every turn. What would it be like to meet me in real life? Would I constantly be badgering you to change your mind about birth control, modesty, headcovering, etc.? Would I… Continue reading Challenging Others Without Harassing Them — It’s a Learned Skill