Author: Mirm

To Vent or Not to Vent

So, I think I have crossed the line from venting to complaining! Why else would I be processing which I am doing? I think there is an internal gauge that knows the difference between sharing frustration and being mad about or at that situation/person. Perhaps it is human nature to see things from a selfish…

By Mirm April 9, 2024 0

Stay or Go

Today I was having lunch with a friend who was asking me about when is the right time to leave a church. I don’t know, but I have a few thoughts. Here is what I think about when to go – for what it’s worth – I am not one to jump ship too soon…

By Mirm April 2, 2024 0

Family Friday #11 ITFDB

It’s Time For Dodger Baseball Both Jim and I grew up as baseball fans. Actually we both grew up rooting for the Dodgers. We also grew up in the era where baseball cards were clipped into spokes and “ruined” for the completely unique and motorized sound, when going to sporting events was affordable for the…

By Mirm March 22, 2024 0

Family Friday #10 Seeing People

AKA – Ministry happens in the context of relationships. When I was packing up my house I found several random tiny treasures, mostly pictures or mementos given to one of us from one of our students. I think the thing that is significant is that after so many years each one – in fact even…

By Mirm March 15, 2024 1

My Arsenal

For years I have chosen to weaponize certain things that should not be considered weapons. Things like my gender, my age, my marital status are not liabilities, only realities that can be seen as gifts and tools or weapons and chips on a shoulder. Life is full of choices and rather than weaponize things I…

By Mirm March 13, 2024 0