Author Archives: Ava
Worth the Repeat
In a rare moment this morning, I found myself looking at an empty block of time. I was finished prepping a tour of houses for a buyer client, all the paperwork and marketing materials I needed for an open house … Continue reading
There it was. Fog. Those thick clouds filled with tiny water droplets, suspended in the atmosphere near the earth’s surface, that restrict visibility down to nothing, blindingly so. The day we visited Deception Pass, smoke from wild fires burning across … Continue reading
Life’s journey will bring us all to this place – eventually. A place of being “benched” either by unexpected circumstances, physical/mental health issues or just simply being sidelined by life in general. Being benched is a place of reckoning. It’s … Continue reading
Turtles On A Log. Balance.
I could start this post out with – wow its been a while since I wrote anything. But honestly why would I? Its kinda obvious, right? So I won’t. Since moving to Washington – life has been a fast paced … Continue reading
… and now it’s December!
Its been a while … no explanation for the long absence, life happens! Started this in November … and now its DECEMBER already! Christmas is how many days away? O silent night, let your glories fall! Mid November found me … Continue reading
Life choices and Refugee Camps
Know that feeling? That sick to the gut, head hurting, feeling? Or maybe that “oh no, what did I do?” sick to the gut thought! Or what about that deep, ache in the heart feeling that leaves you in tears … Continue reading
Sounds like …
Did you know that a charade was a form of literary riddle popularized in France in the 18th century. In the early 19th century, the French began performing “acting” or “acted charades”with the written description replaced by dramatic performances as … Continue reading
Crows, Keys, and Lights.
Sixteen days in Seattle! Feels like forever. Time, days, time zones have all melted together since leaving the Gulf Coast just a month ago. I’ve loved this city from afar …. and now to be here, well it’s almost natural! … Continue reading
The Steadiness of Faith
Originally posted on The Edges Of His Ways:
I was revisited today by an illustration I heard years ago about a ship and a train. My pastor was sharing about living by faith, and illustrated his thought by contrasting the experience of traveling somewhere on a…
Listening to the whispers.
Saturday night. I lay down, reading until sleep starts to overtake me. As I go to put the book aside, a group of words capture my attention. Speaking to me. Sunday morning. I see the sun come up over the mountain … Continue reading