Time does not heal wounds. Your wounds will only begin to heal when you tend to them. ... Read More about If You’re In Grief…
Beauty lies in the honest and raw moments. For two years now, life has been a blur. Nothing in focus or crystal clear. What to do now? Where to go? The next right step? There is no way (ever) to sterilize death. It's painful, and it's brutal. Hard doesn't ... Read More about the honest and raw moments
I'd been handing out "988" cards in the candle booth like Halloween candy, for weeks, and here I was in need of one and empty-handed. I was the only one there when I entered the store- it was early. I was just coming back from my dentist appointment and decided to stop by the thrift store and ... Read More about God (and Joe) Said So!
Who would've ever believed as we sat in the restaurant that night that both of these men would soon be gone forever? A few years ago, Joe and I were in Rockford, IL, and had made plans to meet my nephew Jesse, and his family, who lived on the outskirts of town, for dinner. "Do you have a round ... Read More about Noticing
Let it be easy has been a prayer of mine for a long time—the path of least resistance. Opening myself up to allow ease and flow to unfold naturally in my daily decisions has been a conscious choice. I understand how our minds can keep us stuck in our thinking and a vicious cycle of trying to "figure ... Read More about Writing About Her Opened My Eyes