Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Maria Concepcion
About
Posts

Post has attachment
The Breakfast Club (otherwise known as my preaching class)
My love letter to my preaching workshop. Dear Mr. Tindall,  We have accepted the fact that we had to sacrifice every Saturday morning for 10 weeks for your preaching workshop. We don't think you're crazy for making us preach in 2 minutes or less about the B...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
To Say I Love You Right Out Loud
Maybe it's my fever. Maybe it's 'cause I can't stop sneezing and my nose keeps running..... But yeah like Joni, I really don't know life at all. I look at pictures of my daughters (while Both Sides Now ) strumming in the background and I am sentimental and ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Shut Up and Dance
On the way to a spin class my daughter and I decided to embark upon together, she played this song, "Shut Up and Dance". I loved it. I vaguely remember hearing it once or twice, but nevertheless, I shut up and listened and we chair-jammed throughout the way...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Holiday hold on .
It's that time of year again. Almost Christmas - we just flew by Thanksgiving.. I neither saw nor heard from my two out of three daughters. My youngest semi estranged daughter texted me a Happy Thanksgiving sometime that evening. My heart ached. I figured s...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Compassion, it's what's for dinner.
What is compassion? Is it some virtue that comes naturally, genetically-built in, or a learned behavior? I wish I knew. Why are some people very compassionate to everyone but the ones closest to them? I have seen this behavior throughout my life. They say y...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Lost in the Sauce (without a ladle)
This is really a rough time for me. A transitional time. I'm lost in the sauce without a ladle....that's it. It is W ell with my Soul . I keep listening to Chris Rice's version of this hymn. I have to or I am gonna lose it.  Ahem, yeah I know, like I haven'...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
The Theory of Why I am Terrified of Just About Everything
Epiphany happened while sitting at my desk in my drab, gray, cubicle at work. I'm terrified. Not stressed, terrified.  Of just about everything. It suddenly hit me, I wasn't stressed about getting my work done as quickly as my bosses wanted. I was TERRIFIED...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
I edited The Great Divorce and survived
Happy Easter and I edited my The Great Divorce post -- 'cause I read it after several months and it's boring and not exactly how I wanted it to look and read. I wrote the post in about 10 minutes about 9 months ago and re reading it was laborious to say the...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Chinese menus, Tests and Trust
I keep listening to the Paul Simon song, Mother and Child Reunion , and although I know he came up with the title from a Chinese restaurant dish, and it was probably about the death of his dog....etc... It doesn't matter. I can relate to the lyrics. I adore...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Just in Case
Just in case. I want to tell my family and friends how much I am truly in love with them. To let them know just in case I am not around for as long as I would like.  I am proud of you my children. Throughout our ups and downs, disagreements and passionate d...
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded