life

Swimming Upstream

Are there times when you feel like you’re going against the tide? Or that your beliefs are counter to the world’s beliefs? These days as a Christian, I feel like I’m swimming upstream. I long for a time when people knew it was okay to “agree to disagree.” Everyone is […]

The Need for Community

This blog is entitled “Talking Among Friends” for a reason.  I want it to be a safe place to talk about friendships, relationships and life in general.  Originally, this blog started out as “Rebecca’s Journey,” where I wrote about my experience with cancer. After a while, I didn’t want to […]

Being Vulnerable — It Can Be a Good Thing

Our church just had a ladies retreat weekend. I wasn’t able to go, however, two of the ladies in my life group reported on the retreat.  Sounds like I missed a good one. The theme was about being vulnerable.  When we’re vulnerable and open to others, we also learn we’re […]

Finding the Balance

I’m busy right now — like most people these days.   There are times when I feel completely overwhelmed, but if I break it down, there’s a lot of time wasted in my day. Social media is one time-sucker.  I enjoy Facebook.  I love that a lot of my cousins, extended […]