Will I Ever?

Will I ever be the writer I want to be- The type of writer where I can quit my job and focus solely on my craft? The kind that people read their work without knowing what the piece is even about, because people recognize the author and trust it regardless. The type of writer who […]

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Finding Gratitude

There are thousands of things going on in my life right now. Some are negative, some positive. Through all the things that are currently happening, I can say that I am honestly grateful to have to go through them with my husband. To be able to come home every day and actually look forward to […]

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Seek and Find

When all feels lost, hope comes in many forms. It’s as simple as a white feather found on the side of the road, perched elegantly in the mud. Finding that feather can feel like a miracle, an answer to your continuous plea to God. A fresh breath in a smoke filled room. There are times […]

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The Lesson on Life

He touched her face gently, in the most obscure way. It was as if he knew this was the last time he would ever kiss her good-bye. She felt a sense of finality to it. A magnet was keeping her with him, but the demands of her job forced her to leave. She felt an […]

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The Diagnosis

  My head was spinning. I could barely walk, let alone in a straight or coherent manner. My hands were shaking. I was afraid. My hands were tingling and my mouth, watering. I could hear the ringing in my ears. The back of my neck prickled. My breath was labored and shallow. I knew beyond […]

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Every Night I Pray

Each night he touches his cheek to mine. I close my eyes and soak in the softness of his skin. I smell the sweetness of each breath. I put my head on his chest and listen to his heart beat. I’m not a doctor, but the rhythm of each beat sounds strong and perfect. Every […]

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Carry my Burdens

I am friends with a lot of people who believe a lot of things. This is typically perfect for me. Today is not typical. I consider myself a religious person, but more spiritual than religious. I don’t care about the methods, the doctrine, the order of service, and who takes communion. I do, however, believe […]

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