Mission 1226 – a writer's blog

where I occasionally share about inspiration, songwriting, screenwriting and my faith journey…


Around 3:30 this morning, Johnny came to bed, as he is wanton to do in the wee hours, and plunked himself down right against my face so the warm air escaping … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

love me a good small-town race…

Saturday was a great day. The morning started with pre-dawn drive out to a teeny tiny half marathon in the teeny tiny town of Haviland, Kansas. If you don’t know … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

will run for chocolate milk!! wait, where’s the chocolate milk??

As my friend and I headed home after cheering at the Prairie Fire marathon yesterday, we were fairly amped up. Partially in a positive way, for we’d just seen friends … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

do not mess with Mama Bear…

It’s funny — I needed God’s help finding my way and I got it. Asked and answered. Bam! You know what I appreciate in this two-steps-forward-three-steps-back-take-a-leap spiritual quest? How I’m constantly … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

inspiration exists…

I’ve done so much extra sleeping this past week, there’s little wonder in my waking up at 3:30 a.m. today. About the earliest the coffee pot has been thrust into action. … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Walter Mitty…

My husband and I saw “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” on January 4 of this year. Last week, we watched it again. Pretty sure we loved it even more this time, … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

getting unstuck, part 2: your ego has to go-go….

That’s right — your ego has to go. Ego, pride, whatever. Time to give it the boot. Haul it to the curb .. like trash. Cut it loose. Bury it asunder. … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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