Last night I learned a good lesson. And not just that I’m so totally not used to being up past 10 pm In full transparency, this has been a year of great change for me and last night was another gentle nudge. I haven’t been to a football game or even watched much lately. With… Continue reading Constant Focus and Presence Matters
I don’t know how to teach her. I’m trying. But then again, I’m still trying to teach myself this truth… You are not your age, nor the size of clothes you wear,You are not a weight, or the color of your hair.You are not your name, or the dimples in your cheeks.You are all the… Continue reading All the Things You’re Not
What’s the first thing that comes to your mind if someone asks you, what did you learn from your dad? Have you ever noticed that there’s a two way street between parents and kids? We think we are here to guide and shape but somehow there’s this healing balm that only a child can bring.… Continue reading Family is Important
It’s been oddly quiet. I don’t know why or even what it is. I just have this stale air around me. Like I see everyone coming and going and living and I’m having a wonderful summer with my sweet husband and kids but even amongst the laughter and fun it’s oddly quiet. Comfortable Silence You… Continue reading Cruising with Him
Third grade lied to you. Well, kind of. Did you know that caterpillars do not head into a chrysalis and slowly grow wings? Nope, wrong, they are not metamorphosing from chubby, ugly worm to beautiful butterfly at all in there. But that is what I have not only believed myself, but full on taught my… Continue reading Lessons from Caterpillars
I had just hung up on my mom. This darling, white haired woman. I called. She answered. And I finally took my first breath since this morning, the feels rushed in and I said, “oh gosh I gotta call you back” and then I hung up. Just Need to Know She’s There Mom always teases… Continue reading Where Do We Turn for Answers?
Death is such a strange thing. It brings people together but can also push them apart. It’s a tragic and mean part of mortality, but also a beautiful reminder that life is eternal and peace eventually comes.Most of all, death stills the world and makes it so loudly silent.On the day we would have been… Continue reading Death is Such a Strange Thing