"How are you doing?" Something that is asked all the time, but all too often is answered with half-truths. "I'm fine" is far easier than admitting vulnerability, hurt, depression, and loneliness. Honestly, I don't know how I'm doing. What would you like me to say? "Everything is good, thanks"? That's not true, not really. Do … Continue reading How are you doing, really?
Remembering the amusing marriage proposal described in the previous post (https://honestprayersblog.wordpress.com/2017/02/26/amusing-marriage-proposal/) reminded me of the following story, with a different guy. This is a conversation I had with a friend while in a coffee shop. We were both students, and I'd known him for 5 months. Jon: I like you because you have an interest in the … Continue reading Amusing marriage proposal #2
This past week anxiety has been a struggle for me, and as a result I kept questioning whether I was loved and valued. In situations like these I find it helpful to remember positive events, things for which I am thankful, and amusing moments. The following is an actual conversation I had over WhatsApp, with … Continue reading Amusing marriage proposal