Archive for the ‘Ragamuffin Corner’ Category

Alert the media – I went to church yesterday.  Scratch that, just alert my mother because she’s the only one who really cares.  For the past few months I’ve been in church burn-out mode.  Rather than Sunday mornings being a time of worship and refreshing, church has sort of felt like maddening water torture.  I […]

“Live honestly,” is my sister’s buzz phrase. I’m stealing it for this blog. This year has challenged many things about my existence: my faith, self-worth, capability to forgive, capacity to love and ability to survive. I’m sure that my writings often appear a little schizophrenic. Well, to tell you the truth, maybe they are. I […]

I’m going out on a limb with this one. OK, that’s an understatement; I’m going to tap dance all over the limb with this blog. I may have a witch hunt after me for posting this, but none the less, here I go! Tap! Tap! Tap! For those of you who don’t know, I am […]

The God Bubble


In my dining room hangs a framed quote. Normally, I don’t like art like this as it’s not really art at all. Then again, I’m not a very artsy person in general so maybe my “non-art” fits me just right. Back on subject, the canvas says in big bold blue letters “JOURNEY” and below it […]

A friend of mine recently asked me, “Why do I keep feeling this way???” The question was asked out of a moment of loneliness and depression which I understand all too well. Most would think that at this critical moment of my life I should be asking the same question. My response to my friend […]

It has been my adventure for the past few weeks to observe the social lives of four small children. My two, Canaan (almost 4) and Will (almost 2) and their friends Moira (4) and Camden almost (3). Today on our ride home Moira was trying to teach Canaan the latest song she learned at church. […]