“Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered am I” wrote US songwriter Lorenz Hart about the feeling of infatuation. It’s blissful and euphoric, as we all know. But it’s also addicting, messy and blinding. Without careful monitoring, its wild wind can rage through your life leaving you much like the lyrics of a country song: without a wife, […]
Yesterday a very talented woman paid a visit to me. As regular Beyond Blue readers know, I’ve been in a big funk the last week/month/year/lifetime, so I didn’t really think much about her visit until she was here.
She asked me some questions. I answered them. Then I asked her some questions. She answered them. I told her some stories. She told me some. And as I closed the door, I thought to myself, “God sent her to me today to cheer me up. She is an angel.”
We laughed about the nastigrams both of us get in our email boxes, and about what it’s like to be a mom who despises crafts.
I wanted to introduce you to her blog, at Jenmen.com because it’s powerful writing. From a gifted and compassionate mother who is trying to find her place in the world.
My favorite blog post is called “Hosanna in the highest.” It’s about celebrating the small miracles … like a favorite cereal going back to market, or a kind journalist who is sent to lift your spirits.