Category: expectations

a new series

I’ve been making a list. A list of all the things I want to explore and write about concerning expectations. So this is going to be my new series. I haven’t done a writing series in a while, and I’m not that great at… Continue Reading “a new series”

[o me of little faith]

When the time comes, I know. I sometimes jump too soon, but I try to trust my instincts more, as I’m told I often have good ones. So I jump. I jump while knowing it will end with a crash, hoping that I will… Continue Reading “[o me of little faith]”

Expectations and Saving Mr. Banks

Unless you are living under a rock, you probably went to go see Saving Mr. Banks in the last few weeks. I was glad to be warned ahead of time that this was not a sweet and happy film about the making of a sweet… Continue Reading “Expectations and Saving Mr. Banks”

the risk of excruciating vulnerability

I discovered this talk a couple of years ago and I watch it pretty regularly. Each time I take away something different. Which I both love and hate.  “There is only one variable that separated the people who have a sense of love and… Continue Reading “the risk of excruciating vulnerability”

disappointment, love and being an INFJ

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about disappointment in a post. And I’m experiencing it in spades right now, so that usually means I needs to write about it. So I can figure out how I feel. Yes, this is how an INFJ works.… Continue Reading “disappointment, love and being an INFJ”

the slow art of mending

When I find myself trying not to look across the room, wondering. When I find myself waiting for that acceptance in some form of contact. When I find myself assuming rather than knowing. When I find myself waiting and hoping that this isn’t really… Continue Reading “the slow art of mending”

The Meaning of Emptiness

For as the rain and the snow come down from heavenand do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater,  so shall my word be that goes out from… Continue Reading “The Meaning of Emptiness”

Living Life Without Expectations

Photo courtesy of Lola Rodriguez over at For my new series on expectations, click here My cousin over at in progress recently posted some questions about expectations… living with them, living without them, and all the frustrations that go along with a disappointment… Continue Reading “Living Life Without Expectations”