Today’s groan is not so much about the pain, as the weariness. That bizarre resistance I feel when I get up some mornings – where every movement I make carries a heaviness, as if I’m walking through chest-deep water.Continue reading
Walking with Jesus
The one-two kick of it just being over.
Surprisingly, every teary-eyed step I took down the ramp that day left me feeling just a little more free. By the time I made it to the elevator at the bottom, my tears were actually dry. Miraculously gone. As was the pressure.Continue reading
On letting you know just where I’ve been.
I’m sorry I haven’t been around much lately. I’d like to say that the events of the last few months have just left me speechless, but those who know me best will know right away that this is a lie. Debi is never without words. Truly.Continue reading
On sharing one of your favorite worst days.
Don’t you hate how it’s the most difficult days that actually teach us the most? The ones that seem to engulf you in a neverending downward spiral that both hits you rapid fire, but moves in maddeningly slow motion all at the same time?Continue reading
On Nurses unseeing normal.
What is normal, anyways? Well, whatever you do … don’t ask a nurse because their view has been forever skewed. We truly have no idea anymore. And we have to not only learn to live with it, we also have to press on in spite of it.Continue reading
On encouraging Nurses.
I’ve never been comfortable with nurses being called heroes. Yes, we’ll fight for you – even though we don’t know you. Yes, we expose ourselves to whatever you happen to bring our way – whether physical or emotional. It’s all pretty contagious, actually. And yes, as we’ve all seen plastered all over the news and internet lately … sometimes we work under some pretty grueling circumstances.Continue reading
On wasted days and restless nights.
I wish I could tell you that last night wasn’t horrible. That the migraine that had already wasted most of my yesterday had not just continued to build as the day crept forward.Continue reading
When it’s actually all of us.
We’re all in the middle of a “thumb-twiddling hurricane of a wait storm” right now, aren’t we?
Well, here’s a little glimpse into mine … or more honestly, all of ours. ❤️
When all you can say is Hallelujah.
What kind of love is this?? I mean, seriously.Continue reading
When it’s more than Saturday.
Be encouraged today. ❤️