Entering a Season of Transformation: Lessons from the Butterfly

“What you have done is put aside your old self with its past deeds and put on a new self, one that grows in knowledge as it is formed anew in the image of its Creator.”—Colossians 3:9b-10 These cocoons are everywhere right in Maryland. I don’t know about you, but the Lord has been showing me that we are entering a season of transformation – at least I am. My pastor even confirmed what the … [Read more...]

What’s in a Name: Wedding Hashtags & Moving On

There are so many components to grief that if you’ve never gone through the process, you don’t know what is coming next. This week, I realized a new aspect of my grieving process – the sadness and guilt of letting go of my married name. I am getting married in October, and while I was driving home from the gym yesterday, I realized that I would be letting another piece of my late husband go, … [Read more...]

When a Fever is Dangerous and When it’s Not

A fever itself is not an illness. It is actually a warning sign of an underlying illness that’s usually an infection. Find out more about it here. Elevated temperature, pyrexia, and hyperthermia — all these are terms for fever. It occurs when the temperature of the body is higher than usual, and is actually helpful for fighting off various kinds of illnesses. It is typically … [Read more...]