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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A Hot Shower

Everything happened so fast. She was in the shower washing her long, brown hair. She was inhaling the smell of the coconut shampoo when her mind traveled off to a tropical island. She could picture herself laying almost naked on a white sand beach… Scratch that. She doesn’t like the feeling of the gritty sand […]

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An Explanation of Love

During therapy, the topic of love comes up pretty much every single day. The other day I was trying to figure out how to explain love to people. Mostly due to people misinterpreting “the butterfly feeling” as an absolute sign that it is “true love!” Typically, when I hear that response, I have to hold […]

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MY BOOK FOR SALE IN PAPERBACK!!!!!

Perfectly Suited is a hilarious novel about Norma Nudle who is a quirky sales manager in a men’s clothing store. Her life’s ambition is to become the general manager of her own store, marry the perfect guy, own the car of her dreams, and have an outrageous, over-the-top funeral. That is of course if she […]

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Dream to Reality

Her dream was to become a writer. She would lay in bed every night, asking God to just give her that. She would make promises to him, bargaining, just to have her one dream come true. She knew the reality was slim, but she also craved this more than she craved anything else in the […]

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The Love of a City

With so much negative talk about living in the city these days, I would like to give some positive perspectives about city living, or Muskegon living specifically… The sound of the city is beautiful. I constantly hear people in rural areas state how beautiful the sounds are. Specifically they discuss the sounds of crickets chirping, […]

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Our Souls Connected

Our Souls Connected Have you ever felt drawn to somebody for no apparent reason? Perhaps you were walking through the grocery store and you felt an instant connection with somebody who was standing in line. Suddenly you get a strange feeling rushing through your veins, one that you cannot explain, but is just as prominent […]

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