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Falling into the Everlasting Embrace

Part of the human experience is the reality that not every day is our best day. Sometimes we “fall apart”. Some days we feel disconnected from ourselves. 269 more words



In the final hours and days

you shared moments with him

that couldn’t erase

the damage that was done

when you left him

Years of blame and disapproval… 81 more words

Be. Be. Be.

Be present.

Be listening.

Be open.

What does a mom say when her two year old looks out the car window one Wednesday morning and suddenly yells, “I see Nana in heaven. 161 more words


This is an article I wrote for a magazine recently. I thought I would share it on my blog as well.

I am writing from the valley today. 1,841 more words


Ready, Set, Done: A Daily Post's Daily Prompt

The Daily Post’s Daily Prompt

Ready, Set, Done

Today, write about anything — but you must write for exactly ten minutes, no more, no less. 871 more words


Looking Up

Miss Caroline seemed to have a preoccupation with the ceiling.  Sometimes there was a clear reason for her to be looking up; the fluorescent lights in the kitchen were soothing to her and always managed to help when she was upset.   525 more words


Our Lives, His Excerpt

fbenedict reblogged this on Write Forest Write and commented:

This is a great article about our mutual friend's battle with cancer. In the midst of suffering that is so difficult to understand, this post provides helpful perspective.