Holding Out For Hope

Holding Out For Hope

  Do you find yourself hoping for more? Do you hope for more money in your bank account? Do you hope for a new beginning, a resolve to the previous ending in your life? Do you hope for things to calm down or things to stir-up?     How about hope for...
Dear Dad,

Dear Dad,

Hey Dad? I know you don’t think you being here matters much. I know you think you don’t have much to offer in the way of raising kids, but I don’t think that way. I see you go to work every day, even at night sometimes, I see you tired and worn out...
To Mom:

To Mom:

Dear Mom,Take a second. Look around. Listen. I hear the kids fighting in the next room. I see the laundry over there in half, color- coded piles…endless. I see the dishes mounting and the growling tummies and the daily packed lunches. Balanced some days and...
New Year. New Perspective.

New Year. New Perspective.

New Year, New…Perspective? When I think back to one year ago, I reminisce about a world that feels so foreign and beyond what our expectations of the last ten months could have brought us. We were naive to the complications of a world that would be shaken in...
Yet Hope Remains

Yet Hope Remains

There are days.  There are days when it feels like the rain just won’t stop. Like the wind is blowing and the leaves are howling, like the sound of the cold droplets keep beating on my old pane glass windows. It’s cold. It’s damp. I don’t...
The Truth About Fall

The Truth About Fall

Autumn. The miraculous time of year where woman thrive in their warm, blanket-like ponchos and trendy duck boots. Coffee flavors explode into all-things pumpkin and outdoor festivities seem prominent around every turn. Children prepare their costumes for...