Will You stay?

He catches my downcast gaze and whispers, “I promise you, I won’t leave you.” I look away and wrap my arms around my knees. “I don’t believe you.” “I love you!” He says passionately. “Isn’t that enough?” “You’ll leave me.” I fly from him, leaving him to wonder what goes on inside of my fickle … Continue reading Will You stay?

Random life update: January 2022

Another January has come to a close! The month was filled with a lot of fun stuff. It started, of course, with all of us getting sick. Yoveil got Covid first and it passed on through the family. I was really hoping to avoid it. I took all of the wonderful precautions. But, alas, it … Continue reading Random life update: January 2022

Lies of Personal Truth

Truth is whatever we want it to be. Your truth might be different than mine, but who cares? We’re both right and if you say otherwise, you are a judgmental idiot. Total truth does not exist. That’s what our society tells us. From movies to books to friends, we hear it played over and over … Continue reading Lies of Personal Truth

The Books of 2021

Last year I shared all of the books that I had read in those 365 days. I shall be doing the same today. Last year I read 124 books. 2021 surpassed that with 166 books. I honestly have no clue how I had time to read so much. XD Book titles in bold are ones … Continue reading The Books of 2021

Favorites of 2021: Blog Colab With Kaley

Hello! Today my amazing friend Kaley and I will be doing a blog collab. We both asked questions about our favorites of 2021 and then answered them. (Obviously....) We split the questions in half, so to see the rest of the questions, check out Kaley's blog. Onward! Favorite Food of 2021 H: Why do I … Continue reading Favorites of 2021: Blog Colab With Kaley

2021 recap: Begining of Fearslaying

I changed a lot in 2021. It was a good year. I was terrified that it would be a repeat of the past few years but God allowed it to be one of healing and life. Yes, there were hard parts. I watched friends suffer incredible pain and was helpless to do anything to change … Continue reading 2021 recap: Begining of Fearslaying

Random Life Update: December 2021

The last month of 2021 has drawn to a close. I'm sad about that. 2021 was a good year in many aspects and I'm thankful for all that God has done through it. I am, however, also looking forward to the New Year. I have a list of goals a mile long! (Maybe I'll do … Continue reading Random Life Update: December 2021

The Thief of All

Thief always finds you when you are weak and hurting. It comes to you in the night and it promises great things: pleasure, escape, peace, relief. It promises that you’ll forget the trauma of your childhood, the pain of your broken dreams, the depression that fogs your mind, the loneliness that never leaves you. “I … Continue reading The Thief of All

Random Life Update: November

Hello everyone! Here at the Reschly house we are covered in grease and drowning in sweets. That means only one thing - Hanukah has arrived! Originally I was going to do my traditional post about it, but as it is already the sixth night and I'm too tired to do a whole different post, I'll … Continue reading Random Life Update: November

Looking back on DOTL – Three Year Anniversary

Three years ago, I sat in my little room amidst pepper plants, succulents, unfinished stories, and encouraging notes stuck to my pink wall with bits of tape. My computer stood in front of me and my hands ran across the keyboard only to end up in the same place - the backspace key. I was … Continue reading Looking back on DOTL – Three Year Anniversary

Call for Adventure – How Mountains Bring Out Our Deep Desire for More

I want to see mountains again, Gandalf – mountains; and then find somewhere where I can rest. ~Bilbo, The Fellowship of the Ring Deep within us all is a desire for adventure; a desire to break free from the normality’s of life and face peril and hardship and reward. We love to read about it … Continue reading Call for Adventure – How Mountains Bring Out Our Deep Desire for More

The Day the Sugar Ran Out

As a rule, we are healthy eaters. Most of the time we don’t have sugar in the house and we limit the amount of junk food. There are, however, exceptions such as moving. If you have been following my blog the last few months, you’ll know that we are at the end of a very … Continue reading The Day the Sugar Ran Out