Some days I have so many words. Some days I have almost none. Today feels like one of those almost-no- words kind of days. I normally avoid writing when I have nothing to say but today I'm showing up to see what might happen. Years ago, I had compassionate therapist. She used using her spiritual… Continue reading Just Three Words
On September 1, I got a new hip. I've never had major surgery before. I'm less than three weeks into the recovery. Because I was in so much pain this summer leading up to the surgery, I took the summer off from writing and speaking. I missed it but I was hurting so much I… Continue reading Why Didn’t I Take Them Mosquito Repellant?
When I was just six years old, my grandfather, my beloved Paw Paw, took his life and so my journey with grief began. I didn't know how to grieve and as you can imagine, my family was upside down. I held it in and made sure I was well-behaved and responsible. Meanwhile, I looked for my Paw Paw everywhere,… Continue reading The Grace of Holy Tears
We are about to undertake two home projects that we have put off for way too long: new ceilings (minus the popcorn) and new floors. This is good news in general. However, it means two major things before we will enjoy all this newness. One, our house will have workers in it for at least… Continue reading Stuff…Why?