“You just called me an idiot.” With eyes so wide they almost popped out of their sockets, my adolescent daughter immediately responded as if horrified, “No I didn’t. I would never call you an idiot.” But there was no mistaking that tone. It said “idiot” loud and clear.
I got my first cell phone when I was nearly thirty years old. It was a piece of technology about the size of a candy bar, which I used only to make phone calls. A couple years later I also began using my phone for sending text messages — a laborious process requiring me to press the number key correlating with my desired letter (for example, to say “hi.” I’d press the number four twice for “h” to appear, then three more times for the letter “i”).
Google the phrase “mommy wars” and you’ll find a long list of blogs and articles defending working mothers, others advocating for women to stay in the home, and many calling us all to “just get along!”.
This time of year there are so many wonderful and momentous events—Mother’s day, graduations, weddings, end of the school year award assemblies, and on and on. They seem to revolve around the parenting world with all its responsibilities and implications.
Spring is in full swing in Oklahoma! Grilling season has commenced, daylight has lengthened, the flowers are beginning to bloom, and the unfortunate smell of bradford pear trees fill the air. Aw yes, there’s nothing like it.
Many people step into the ability of Jesus every Friday night at Celebrate Recovery at Council Road and are transformed from near death to life. This is the place to bring your hurts, habits and hang-ups when you have come out of denial and are ready to surrender your feelings of hopelessness.
The summer before my 9th grade year, a new coach came in and started a softball program at my small rural school. That Softball Summer league was brutal. It seemed my teammates could throw better, run faster, slide smoother, and catch the ball better than I could.
Hey everyone!! Whether you have lived in Oklahoma for 16 years or 16 months, OKC continues to evolve. There are some fantastic places in Oklahoma City to eat, fellowship, & gather together. I am going to share my top ten here. I am rating the restaurants based on taste, price, atmosphere, parking ability, and kid friendliness (as I know it can be a struggle sometimes!).