Slacking

Rumor has it I have been slacking with the blog posting situation. It is true. I have taken a giant step away from social media lately in order to enjoy my school break and to relish the completion of my book launch. I have been hanging out with the hubby, the dog, my daughter, reading, going to yoga, and breathing. Whew.

Here are some things I have learned during my first year in Ohio:

Midwesterners are kind.

Gentle landscapes are just as beautiful as dramatic scenery.

Wildlife is completely different-giant groundhog things and muskrats, cardinals and yellow finches. No whales.

It takes time to relax into love.

And trust.

The sharp pointy edges of emotional armor require conscious effort to dismantle and set aside. Taking them off is merely the first freeing, weightless step. Then comes inching away from the weapon pile. Letting them gather dust and rust. Wandering so far away you can’t remember where they are or how you ever got them on.

Thunderstorms rock.

 

The Uncomfortable Confessions Of a Preacher’s Kid is available now.

2 thoughts on “Slacking

  1. I love this and I love you. And good riddance to the pointy edges.

    On Mon, Jun 10, 2019, 5:07 AM The Uncomfortable Confessions Of a Preacher’s Kid wrote:

    > Ronna posted: “Rumor has it I have been slacking with the blog posting > situation. It is true. I have taken a giant step away from social media > lately in order to enjoy my break school break and to relish the completion > of my book launch. I have been hanging out with the” >

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