Confessions

I am easily discouraged lately.

I’m discouraged because work has been very tense with toxic communication and disrespect for other people’s job descriptions. Read more

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Pre-Marital Counseling

I just filled out two forms for pre-marital counseling. Two. Forms. And I’m not even done yet. There are still more forms to fill out online for some program we able to pay for that guides us through our counseling sessions. Really? All this? What happened to sitting in sessions and actually talking together about stuff? What’s with all these personality tests and such? Seeing if he and I are compatible? It’s a little late for that. Read more

Busy Week

I’ve been out with people nearly every night this week. Which is odd for me. As an introvert I’m almost always isolating myself to give me plenty of time to recharge, especially since I work in customer service and spend pretty much 24/7 with people. Not this week though. Read more

Not That Kind of Manager 

“Will you always be here to help me with this?”

“Well, no, this is one of those things you really ought to be self sufficient at eventually.”

She tightened her lips. I knew she didn’t like that response. That’s the way these things go though. When you work in the retail industry your Visual Manager isn’t always there to get things done. She should know that. She’s worked retail before. Read more

Broken Trust

They were all becoming pastors. That’s what suddenly struck me. They were all supposed to be becoming people who were helping to lead other people on their spiritual walk. No wonder church had such a bad taste in my mouth. No wonder I struggled so much with my spirituality. They were all going to become pastors. Read more