Writing from the Depths and Getting Real

Aug. 31, 2023 by

Writing is not for the faint of heart. I’ve often thought about closing my laptop and giving up on this writing dream. Those close to me have heard me whine and whisper words of defeat so much, they don’t bat

Life Lessons from Cheese and Funny Friends

Feb. 28, 2023 by

NOTE: I was struggling to come up with my post for this month, so I asked some friends on FB to give me a first line. The below blog post is the result of two suggestions I received for possible

When God Doesn’t Want the Best for Me

Sep. 30, 2022 by

“What? God doesn’t want the best for me?” I don’t remember what started the conversation or even what followed. All I remember is when my husband said something that stopped me in my argumentative tracks. He said God’s greatest desire

A Word for 2022 and a Hot Dog for a Stranger

Jan. 31, 2022 by

I paid for the last hot dog, but the guy behind the counter handed it to a stranger. After standing in line for most of the second half of the Washington vs Eagles game, I wasn’t at the top of

Facing My Delusions of Grandeur and Still Dreaming Big

Jul. 31, 2021 by

As I write this, I am fighting the reality that I probably won’t pull off my big book launch plan. My plan involved videos and being witty and lots of social media exposure. But at 11:08 pm on Friday night,

Sunrise-Fearless-MB Dahl

Fighting Fear – the Coronavirus, Rejection, and What Tomorrow Holds

Mar. 13, 2020 by

There seem to be two groups of people right now: the ones who are totally freaking out over the coronavirus covid 19 and those who are shouting at the top of their lungs about how the flu is far worse.

Lost but not Alone - MB Dahl - Warrior - Fearless 2020

When You’re Lost Sometimes It Helps Not to Be Alone

Mar. 5, 2020 by

Someone hijacked my GPS.  I don’t have definitive proof of this, but how else would you explain the pushy GPS lady leading me in circles? Literally. Get on the Beltway. Get off the Beltway. Get on the Beltway. Get off

Love Forgives You When You Make It Sick

Feb. 14, 2020 by

I’ve been sick for the last few days. At first, I thought it was a cold, and then I jumped to the Coronavirus, and finally I landed on rabies (from my cat bite). However, I seem to have turned the

Broken and Loved - MB Dahl- Word for 2019

Sometimes Being Broken is the Gift

Jan. 22, 2020 by

2019 found me broken, crying in front of strangers, losing my temper with the plumber, and being told not to hear the test results alone. Ironically, my word for 2019 was GIFT. To Be Better and Stronger I chose that

Secrets - Shhhhh

Reviewing the movie A Quiet Place and Philosophizing on Life

Apr. 18, 2018 by

A Little Bit About A Quiet Place Protecting those who can not protect themselves is a theme woven skillfully through the movie A Quiet Place. It’s not obvious at first, what with the virtually silent beginning and the tragic (yet


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