As the world closes its doors to keep the coronavirus out of its crevices, my heart has only just begun to slowly open back up after its own closure. It was shut down abruptly on a Monday night: the ... [ Read More ]
Faith and Flapjacks
Life takes a great deal of courage and bravery. Take high school, for example. With my high school reunion a few weeks away (Go Sailors), I’ve been thinking a lot about my “formative years.” And by ... [ Read More ]
And Then I Lost My Balance
My move from Texas to Georgia last May went smoothly. But it was four months or so later, when the company that moved me here went under, that my life seemed to get a bit off kilter. It’s not ... [ Read More ]
Fill These Empty Hands
I've had to adapt to life rather than allowing life adapt to me. It's wasn't supposed to be like this, ya know. By twenty-five, I was going to be married and soon thereafter, have a little girl, ... [ Read More ]
I was a little girl when my grandma, Rhe, started a frog collection for me. By the age of ten, I must have accumulated over one hundred frogs — metal frogs, paper mâché frogs, plastic frogs, tall ... [ Read More ]
In the Waiting
I wrote this blog back in 2016 when I went through my most significant breakup to date. Not that the others felt less painful, but this one cracked the shell of my soul to expose every layer of my ... [ Read More ]
Happy New Day!
There are so many things in this world that are out of our control -- floods, terrorism, the Kardashians. Which is why it’s important we remember the things we can control -- like forgiveness, second ... [ Read More ]
Fear is easy. Faith is hard.
They say that insomniacs don’t have a problem with sleeping, they have a problem living. And as I lie awake again at three o’clock in the morning, pondering my life that recently increased in ... [ Read More ]