Daughter

I see you. Sitting there beside me, so full of life and awake to every little experience... You are so ready to tackle this world you're growing up in.  Your eyes are so expressive, so alight with curiosity and compelling insights sprouting from the thrill of mastering these few short years so far.  You are … Continue reading Daughter

Life With You…

We have been through it. We don't do things traditionally. Life with you has broken just about every stereotype of marriage I ever had. Over the last 17 years of life together we have moved 13 times, owned 2 homes, lived in 3 states, visited 34 states and 9 countries, lost 3 babies in miscarriage, … Continue reading Life With You…

Life After Forgiveness: Trust

"Why won't you forgive her?"  This question has followed me around since we had our falling out and forgiveness hasn't had the appearance of certain criteria for some of my former friend's entourage. I have often raked this question over with my own questions.  Have I forgiven her? I still have that icky feeling when … Continue reading Life After Forgiveness: Trust

Life After Forgiveness: Trust

"Why won't you forgive her?"  This question has followed me around since we had our falling out and forgiveness hasn't had the appearance of certain criteria for some of my former friend's entourage. I have often raked this question over with my own questions.  Have I forgiven her? I still have that icky feeling when … Continue reading Life After Forgiveness: Trust

Life After Forgiveness: Trust

"Why won't you forgive her?"  This question has followed me around since we had our falling out and forgiveness hasn't had the appearance of certain criteria for some of my former friend's entourage. I have often raked this question over with my own questions.  Have I forgiven her? I still have that icky feeling when … Continue reading Life After Forgiveness: Trust

Life After Forgiveness pt. 2

I remember my grandpa, a retired anesthesiologist, once telling me that pain is an important part of the body healing itself.  That after a surgery, pain management is vital.  Keeping a patient comfortable so they can move around is important for their recovery post op.  However, there comes a point when the pain meds actually … Continue reading Life After Forgiveness pt. 2

Life After Forgiveness pt. 1

I saw her face, a glow of introspection and a radiance in her eyes, beautiful.  The photo evoked an emotion that surprised me. She is a woman I used to know very well.  We used to laugh together, and spent many late night hours in deep conversations and in prayer.  We used to share dreams … Continue reading Life After Forgiveness pt. 1