Off & Running
a Blog of Life on the Run

Entries tagged "living life"

April 11th 2013
Kids in my day got spanked. Now kids get "time out." They sit in a particular chair in a certain... READ MORE
January 26th 2013
back in time: 11/13/2012 "When was the last time God dropped you to your knees?" Yup. Right there. For the last two... READ MORE
January 24th 2013
back in time: 11/9/2012 One of the first people to respond to my request for places to crash was Lorne Epstein.... READ MORE
November 22nd 2012
I have a confession: I'm behind. I have two notebooks of personal stories and business stories. I'm stressed because I... READ MORE
October 30th 2012
Tonight, the packing ceased. 5 years of living in one apartment, 6 days of putting everything in boxes, 7 big... READ MORE
October 21st 2012
Ever feel completely alone? You have friends, family, acquaintances, coworkers, people who love you… yet you feel alone? My life is... READ MORE
August 6th 2012
6 months ago I busted my foot.   I knew it was coming but was not prepared for the pain. This isn't... READ MORE
May 28th 2012
"As you accept this gift, know you are an acceptable gift."  These are wise and comforting words from Pastor Todd at Church... READ MORE
February 24th 2012
New Year's Resolutions in January, giving up things for Lent in February and March... it seems like we keep making... READ MORE
December 11th 2011
Every morning I wake up with the question "What's the most important thing I have to complete today?" My life... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.
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