Wednesdays with Jillene: remember to forget

Isaiah had forgotten as usual to brush his teeth before heading to bed tonight. In exasperation I said, “Why do I always have to remind people to do things they have to do everyday?” Isaiah immediately quipped, “Does anyone ever have to give you a reminder to forget?” Me (with the instantaneous weight of truth hitting … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: remember to forget

Wednesdays with Jillene: I’ll take an order of patience with a side of humility…

It sure would be nice to find a drive through where you could order a super-sized portion patience. What about a vending machine that could offer an afternoon get-me-through-the-day-booster of humility? Could Amazon Prime send me  a little of that... I can see I’m running low. Bonus on the free two-day shipping for that one, … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: I’ll take an order of patience with a side of humility…

Wednesdays with Jillene: I don’t think I could do it…

"Mom, you know there are people who can't see. I mean, like, they are blind." "Yes..." "But, I mean... like they won't ever see." "I know what you're talking about Isaiah. Why is this so shocking to you today?" "Well... its just that... I can't even handle walking around the house with my eyes closed. I don't like … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: I don’t think I could do it…