embedded in the moments of growth

As an adult, it is easy to reflect on your life and pinpoint various moments of growth -- but as a child, those times of growth are often challenging and arduous for embedded in the moments of growth are moments of pain -- growing pains that ache and throb -- subtle thieves that attempt to diminish your … Continue reading embedded in the moments of growth

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What do the Dark Side, Open Shortest Path First and Psalm 119:105 all have in common?

To put it bluntly, I have been almost pathologically pondering paths. Well, perhaps my desire to use alliteration and the word "pathological" makes that sound more extreme than it actually was, but let me semi-prove my point. A brief glimpse into Jen's mind: Path. Paths. Follow the path. "You're going down a path I can't follow." … Continue reading What do the Dark Side, Open Shortest Path First and Psalm 119:105 all have in common?

How writer’s block and an old poem resulted in thoughts on trust

I'll be honest here: I was having a brain fart. Or a writer's block. Or something. So, I put on my music and considered writing a poem instead. But when opening Word, I glimpsed a poem I wrote on December 20, 2016. I opened "The musical river" and read it. Reading that spawned another idea, which led … Continue reading How writer’s block and an old poem resulted in thoughts on trust