30 Before 30

A few days ago, my dear older, smart, silly, handsome, best friend of a brother turned 30. This baffles my mind because I vividly remember spending all of our childhood being chums, which continued into our teens, and onto our 20s. We’re still buddies, and this week he embraced a new decade. Being that I am 12 months, 3 weeks, and 5 days younger than him, I have about a year left of my twenties. 29! What a strange age. I’m in between so many things in my life, and I know I am not alone. That said, I have … Continue reading 30 Before 30

Water Your Own Grass

A few weeks ago, I went out to dessert with one of my best friends in all the world. We used to be roommates but then she met the love of her life, got engaged, then married, and I moved back home with my parents. We were sitting in a delightful restaurant, savoring our tasty treats, sipping on coffee, and doing what ladies do best-chatting the night away. As we caught up on life, I had the opportunity to share with her what God had been teaching me lately: “Water your own grass.” Before you write me off as a … Continue reading Water Your Own Grass