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Wilderness

Wilderness

  Wilderness I try to talk with my friends, acquaintances and colleagues about the present year. “How are you?!” “Great!” “Fine” “So good to see you!” We go through the basic rhetoric as we each mumble with a hidden smiles and squinty eyes beneath our mandatory face masks. (Can...

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Noise

Noise

Noise   So much noise. I wake up in the morning to the sounds all around me. The children waking, the cars on the road, the news stations harping on what seems like “the end of the world” crashing down right outside my front door. Do you ever get tired of it? Do you ever just...

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Impossible

Impossible

Hey friend. I’m wondering. What uncertainties are you facing today? Is the world bearing down on your shoulders and stressing you out? Do you face an unknown fork in the road…unsure which weary road to travel next? Sometimes this life throws us curve balls. Decision must be...

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Shut.Down.

Shut.Down.

In case you haven’t noticed, the entire world around us seems to be changing. Changing Rapidly. Changing in what our lives look like, changing in how we dress when we leave the house. Changing how we plan our days and how many stops we make and where we eat, and with whom we...

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F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

FEAR. False Evidence Appearing Real. Except, when it is real. When what we’re most afraid of is what actually happens. When that diagnosis we were most unprepared for becomes reality. When Covid-19 shows up in your family and you’re quite sure this is going to be the end. When...

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Love Your Neighbor

Love Your Neighbor

Love your neighbor as yourself.  Given originally as the second greatest command, there ought to be some weight in that origination. I believe there was some reasoning for why we were told many years ago to love each other so fiercely…and  specifically to love our neighbors. ...

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Godspeed

Godspeed

The Challenges We Face Hi friend. How are you? No I mean, How are you..really?  How are you handling our new normal? How do you feel when you have to decide who will go into the grocery store today and who will stay in the car with the children. What do you think in your mind...

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Motherhood.

Motherhood.

This beautiful structure of life that reminds us how resilient and resourceful we really are.  Mom? I hope your Mother’s Day was a little less chaotic than everyday life. I hope it brought you (at-the-very-least) a few moments to soak in some rest in the middle of your...

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What If?

What If?

The last few weeks have been nothing short of confusing; Nothing lesser then antagonizing to my once, calm spirit.  I hear the radio. I see the press conferences. I soak in the conversations that my family and friends, who, from across distant phone lines send text...

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The Uncertainty

The Uncertainty

Uncertainty looms in the atmospheres around. We gather and prepare for situations unlike any before. We look to our news channels our social feeds, our neighbors and families for feelings of familiarity, for safety, for surety. What is fear? What is that tickle inside my being...

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Sweet Friendship

Sweet Friendship

Friendships: Defined in Websters dictionary as  “affection arising from mutual esteem and good will; friendliness; amity; good will.” Aristotle described friendship as taking on three forms: “those based on utility, those based on pleasure or delight, and those grounded in...

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In All Things: Love – Pregnancy Help Center

In All Things: Love – Pregnancy Help Center

Our society writhes in constant longing for the most natural of desire forged within us. It seems that at every bend in the road, every turn of our head, every ad on our screens we are flooded with the need for companionship; telling us how necessary it is for our minds, souls...

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