Happy April! Passion Week is here! My hope is to be more intentional and contemplative in thought this week. I may just subscribe to those text alerts that help me to follow along with the events in the life of Jesus of Nazareth this week. Is anyone else doing that this season? March marked a year since discontinuing my ten-year course […]
First Monday of March…Are You Kitting Me?
What an overwhelming response to February’s request for donations for our breast cancer kits! We had two Kit Assembly gatherings since our last email, and those items sent our way fulfilled the many kit requests we are receiving. Just to give you an idea of those that are being touched by the mission of Pinked Perspective through your support, […]
First Monday of 2023…Are you Kitting Me?
A Holiday Message from Pinked Perspective When it was time to write a message for our family Christmas card this year, I recalled how Philippians 4 had been speaking the truth that my weary soul was so deperately in need of. We all longed for another fresh start in 2022, only to be met with more loss, heartache and struggle. […]
First Monday…Are You Kitting Me (Labor Day 2022 Edition)
While this is our First Monday Labor Day edition, admitting it’s September is not easy. Summer came and went much too fast. So fast that we are going to try to hold onto summer all the way into October if we can. That may or may not be a hint at what to expect with […]
Last Monday of Summer…Are You Kitting Me?
Yes we are a few Monday’s late with our First Monday…Are You Kitting Me update. Honestly, I have been a little busy holding onto summer with all I’ve got and hoping to enjoy more moments like the one in the background photo above. That was one short summer, can I get an “Amen”. I guess […]
First Monday…Are You Kitting Me (June 2022)
Well it is starting to feel like my favorite time of year. I have said it before here in one of my archived blog posts, summer brings a jumble of emotions. Mostly the good kind, but summer also brought about my diagnosis back in 2011. And for whatever reason, I know it to be the same for […]
First Monday…Are You Kitting Me (May 2022)
It has been sweet to be invited to conduct kit assemblies with three different groups over the last few weeks. At most kit assemblies, I get to share a little bit about Pinked Perspective including our why, our how, and our what. It occurred to me recently that after almost 11 years of telling my breast cancer story […]
First Monday…Are You Kitting Me (April 2022)
Happy April! We are looking forward to Passion Week next week. Not sure about anyone else but March was an absolute blur. It was exciting in that March 10th marked my last day of taking hormone therapy, Tamoxifen after being on it for ten years. It is definitely a milestone on my journey. It hasn’t felt […]
First Monday of 2022…Are You Kitting Me?
As I reflected in order to write a message for our family Christmas card this year, I recalled that familiarity between the days of living through breast cancer treatment 10 years ago and the days of deep quarantine of 2020 which reminded us that there is much value in “Slow and Rest”. Then with a flip […]
Third Monday…Are You Kitting Me? (November Thankfulness)
With the flip of the calendar to November and already to the 3rd Monday of November, I realize how hard it has been to catch up since our event. I always find that October brings me incredible energy and purpose, and this October of 2021 was no different! It was really fun to try something different this year with our Family […]
First Monday…Are You Kitting Me? (Labor Day 2021 Edition)
I arrived back home to the states from my extended stay in Aruba on August 4th. Although there was much disappointment around missing out on a special 10 year anniversary dinner with my toes in the sand and a snorkel cruise in that amazing blue water on our last two scheduled days, I am able […]
First Monday…Are You Kitting Me? (10 Year Anniversary)
This past Thursday, July 29th marked the day ten years ago when we sat in the breast center of our local hospital receiving the confirming news of my breast cancer diagnosis. They say surviving breast cancer ten years later is significant. I think “they” must be right, so as the day approached, I was intent […]
First Monday… Are You Kitting Me? (Summer of Celebration 2021)
Hope everyone had a wonderful July 4th and is still celebrating…Since celebrating should hardly be done solo, I decided to ask my friend Jen about her thoughts on the “Summer of Celebration”. She whipped up the following and left me speechless. I couldn’t help but share with all of you. How blessed to be loved […]
First Monday…Are You Kitting Me? (June 2021)
Summer is upon us. In fact, it is pretty heavy upon us in these parts. I have been thinking a lot about what I want the rhythm of this summer to be. Then I want my decisions about our summer schedule to help settle us into that rhythm. July 29th which is about halfway through […]
First Monday…Are You Kitting Me? (May 2021)
“Because God delights in us entering into the fray of this world, to bring light, beauty, and truth and to stand strongly and boldly for His purposes, He sends us trials and training to prepare us for the platform He would have us stand on.” ~Sally Clarkson I was reminded several different times this week […]