1. Place to put money.

2. Edge of a river or stream.

3. Trust or rely on a person or situation.

“Hi, X, it’s Y.”

“Hey, Y, what’s up?”

“Not a lot, yourself?”

“Same, just doing work like usual.”

“Oh that sucks. I was calling because I had to reconsider our getting together for a movie tomorrow night.”

“Oh… so you changed your mind?”

“No, I mean I just had to rethink—”

“I see, so you’re going back on your word now, is that how it is?”

“No, wait a minute—”

“Hey, X, it’s fine, I understand. You aren’t interested. I’ll let you go.”



“…I just wanted to reschedule because my dog died…” Continue Reading >>

A Long Line of Unenviable Mistakes


Day’s Verse:

Do not be conformed to this world, but transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Romans 12:2


I find something inherently unconvincing about the idea that “foods you despise don’t go to your thighs.” This is just as bad, if not worse than the Atkin’s Diet. Somebody please explain to me how, if I dislike a food, my body will not convert it to fat? Granted, I am likely to eat less of it; but what I do eat I will hate. How can this guy actually say that “food is not to be enjoyed, it is to be taken like foul-tasting medicine”? That is a total load of hooey. All his diet will do is produce a lot of starving people who refuse to eat food they like, but loathe to eat food they dislike. At least Atkin’s had people eating food, not encouraging people to starve themselves. Continue Reading >>

There’s Always More Toothpaste in the Tube


Day’s Verse:

Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Lam. 3:22-23


I got up this morning and put away the clean dishes while preparing my oatmeal. Then, a little later, I found myself back in the kitchen making Ian hot chocolate – and because I could, I washed my dirty breakfast dishes. This is another example of how I’m turning into a responsible married woman. Somebody save me. Continue Reading >>