On a warm but windy evening this week, I went on a walk with my friend Donna. And I accidentally dominated the conversation. I guess I had a lot on my mind and in my heart. Donna asks such good questions and listens with such interest and patience that I always hardly notice when I'm talking the … [Read More...]
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I'm stuck in a rut. I've been finding myself obsessing lately about: What do I want to be when I grow up? Its symptoms are obvious, once I'm honest about them: anxiety, fear, impatience, anger, endless streams of unanswerable and unhelpful questions (What am I doing with my life? I'm not doing it … [Read More...]
Every day it seems I notice my boys swelling a bit. Don't worry - they're not sick. They're just growing. Their bellies swell with the fullness of a simple meal. Their calves swell with overuse in reckless play. Their language swells; new words and more correct pronunciations and verb … [Read More...]
It has been a very non-Lenten way to finish Lent. Far too celebratory. ;) Maybe I'm crazy (ok actually I know I'm crazy), but this week my mind keeps going back to the likely fact that this was the year of life to which Jesus never made it. Tradition (good, bad, and ugly) usually has it that he … [Read More...]
A few days away with my boys for spring break led to lots of reading (yay!) along with a slight reduction in my #lent #lenttogether #47daysoflent Instagram posts. I know you'll understand. Love, Jocelyn Several of this week's posts speak for themselves, no comments were … [Read More...]
I'm smack dab in the middle of Instagramming through Lent (in lieu of the regular blogs you're used to at Life with Jocelyn). Here is week four's summary. :) Follow jocelyn.larsen on Instagram or follow along on Instagram or Twitter at #lenttogether #lent #47daysoflent. Day 22. My … [Read More...]