susan walley schlesman

author, teacher, soul-seeker, litérateur

where hope grows through literature, faith, and family

10 things I’m (re)learning in 2019

10 things I'm (re)learning in 2019 Why am I still working on this? I’m not sure how it’s already March (yay for spring!), but I’m doing my first self-care checkup for the new year. See if any of these epiphanies resonate with you. And please add yours in the comment...

My brain before a vacation

My brain before a vacation (a stressful stream of consciousness) Stop the mail. Stop the paper. Wait, why do we even get a paper? I didn’t subscribe to this. Why can't I email to cancel? The website says to call them to cancel. This is why no one gets the paper. They...

10 psalms to read when you’re overwhelmed

10 psalms to read when you're overwhelmed (because I know I'm not the only one) I'm going through a period of feeling completely overwhelmed. And I did it to myself. I don't want sympathy, don't expect sympathy, and don't want anyone to tell me that things will get...

Who are you and why are you here?

Who are you and why are you here? It seems like a lot of heavy things have been happening lately in the world. Or maybe it’s just me getting older more irritated at the idiocy and indecency of humanity. I’m so weary of the complete lack of justice, dignity, and...

Blessing someone on Valentine’s Day

(moving away from expectations and into remembrance) Where there is great love, there are always wishes.Willa Cather The “Galentines” craze has caught on—and no wonder. What girl wants to feel under-valued simply because the retail market needs a money-maker between...

everything you need to know about sue.

lots of ways to connect.

Pin It on Pinterest