Category: Friends

Thank You Jordan

One of the regular and super icky parts of my jobs is the turn-over of leaders. I have worked here for 10 years and off the top of my head I counted 42 + people who have left staff from just Students & Kids department team! So, I form friendships. I do my best to…

By Mirm August 25, 2022 0

Purging

I have got to keep clearing out stuff. But one thing I am not ready to push out of my life are people. I am not sure that is true of some people in my life. Has anyone else had someone try to give them the brush off? I have had people move and out…

By Mirm June 22, 2022 0

My Friend

Dear Lauren, I don’t remember when we first met. I don’t remember much about how we even became friends, but I am sure it was our boys’ faults. (Thank you to Skyler and Clayton). None of that really matters anyway because you have become one of my best friends and have even morphed into being…

By Mirm April 13, 2022 0

What I remember

There are many lives I remember: People who have walked through my life leaving footprints on my heart; voices that whisper kind words that I can still faintly hear; touches through deeds and presence that have given my life purpose and changed its shape. Some I remember by name and some I cannot. Last night…

By Mirm March 12, 2022 0

I hear you. I see you.

I have a friend who has had a very hard season and finds herself in the midst of grief and the sad loneliness that comes along for the journey. I have been there, but at the same time I haven’t. Grief is so solitary and unique. The loneliness of grief is so different than regular…

By Mirm November 21, 2021 0

Stay

Sometimes when the sun is setting and God is painting the sky with pinks, purples and shades of rainbow sherbet, I think about endings and goodbyes. I love the reflection the end of the day brings and I would tell you that twilight is my favorite time of the day. Even knowing that there is…

By Mirm January 15, 2021 0

Eight Three One

So today is many things. It is National Trail Mix Day, Jeff Tuten’s birthday and the day that Princess Diana died. But it also represents a magical number. The summer that I worked as a counselor at Mount Hermon’s Redwood Camp in the Santa Cruz mountains was a special summer for me for many reasons.…

By Mirm August 31, 2020 1