Let Me Not Forget

Let Me Not Forget

It started as a list. My usual place on the couch turned into my "think tank". I titled the list "Let me not forget" as I haphazardly wrote down anything that came to mind. Quickly my thoughts became more intentional and the time in my "think tank" was a sacred foray...

If I Only Had More Time

If I Only Had More Time

I imagine all the moms everywhere declaring, "If I only had more time." Calendar squares stuffed to the brim followed by requests for playdates, coffee meetups, and school events that don't make it on the calendar add to the frenzy. Hope shines eternal when an...

What a Week!

What a Week!

What a week! Blowing winds, sunshine, severe storms, and temperatures ranging from the seventies to the thirties blew in last week. It also was a week of celebrating the journey of Jesus walking to the cross. The beginning of the week was front-loaded with royal...

Before the World Went Dark

Before the World Went Dark

This is a story of dark and light, now and then, and fear and courage. It is marked with scattered hope and promises that are yours and mine. The story is ongoing and the end is not in sight. The beginning of the story walks us through normal life before the world...

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Investigator – Lisa Burgess

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Investigator – Lisa Burgess

Today is our last week for the Enneagram series. Thank you for sticking with me. I hope you learned a lot about yourself and your people. I am thrilled to welcome Lisa Burgess, Lisa Notes as she unpacks her life as an Enneagram Five- The Investigator. Show her some...

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Loyalist – Wren Robbins

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Loyalist – Wren Robbins

Today we welcome Wren Robbins, Friends of a Feather podcast host, lover of the Enneagram and a blogger. She writes and shares the ins and outs of the life of an Enneagram Six. Please welcome her and let her know if you know any sixes in the comments. Finding out my...

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Enthusiast – Lynn Simpson

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Enthusiast – Lynn Simpson

Today we enter the Thinking Triad with our last three numbers of the Enneagram. Join me in welcoming, Lynn Simpson, an Enneagram Seven, a gifted photographer, and lover of so many different things. Just thinking about the enthusiasm of sevens can make me tired. Can...

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Challenger – Holly Solomon

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Challenger – Holly Solomon

Today my good friend, Holly Solomon joins us on the blog. I was downright giddy when she agreed to come out of writing retirement to grace us all with her words. Enneagram Eights are not always everyone's favorites, but I can tell you without a doubt that this Eight...

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Peacemaker – Ruthie Gray

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Peacemaker – Ruthie Gray

Today the Enneagram series continues with the Enneagram Nine - The Peacemaker. Ruthie Gray dives deep into how she finally discovered she was a Type Nine as well as what this looks like in her life. I'm thrilled to have Ruthie here this week writing and helping us...

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Reformer – Stacey Pardoe

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Reformer – Stacey Pardoe

I am thrilled to have Stacey Pardoe here today to give us a glimpse into the life of an Enneagram One. This begins our foray into the Gut/Anger Triad. Stacey is one of those people whose writing draws you in from the first word. Enjoy her words and leave her some love...

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Achiever – Michele Morin

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Achiever – Michele Morin

Let's welcome Michele Morin today. I love gleaning wisdom from Michele and her post about being an Enneagram Three - The Achiever is no exception. For any fellow threes out there, do you see yourself in these words? If you are still discovering your number, does any...

Who Says Getting Older Isn’t Fun?

Who Says Getting Older Isn’t Fun?

For years, I believed my mom was thirty-nine years old. Even after we celebrated another birthday mom always declared she was thirty-nine and in her defense, she looked great. When my brothers and I were young, we took mom's age at face value and didn't question the...

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Helper

EnneaWhat?? My Life as the Helper

It all began at age six. At least this is my earliest memory of my life as the helper. I was at the threshold of beginning first grade and days before I set foot into my school that year, my baby brother was born. At the moment mom walked into the house from the...

EnneaWhat?? An Introduction to the Enneagram

EnneaWhat?? An Introduction to the Enneagram

I am the person who is not only intrigued by personality tests but also loves to take them. Now before you get the wrong idea this is not something I do often. I have found from the several tests I’ve taken that there are many parts that describe me very well. In the...

Hi, I’m Mary!

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I am a retired elementary school teacher and the mom of two grown sons.
I’m also a woman seeking God in the ordinary routines of life.
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