All I know About Grief and Sadness

I have been thinking about the way grief has moved into my life, a permanent, unwanted resident. I have been trying to figure out daily how to navigate life with this new occupant who, whether I want to accept it or not, has decided to stay. I have been leaning hard on faith, which, inContinue reading “All I know About Grief and Sadness”

When You Kill A Spider In Your Daughter’s Room at Eleven PM

This morning I woke up to the date which marks the second anniversary of our daughter Katherine’s death. How is it that such a date can be spoken of as an anniversary? This I cannot answer, but only acknowledge. And as I sat wondering what I wanted to do in the many ways I wantContinue reading “When You Kill A Spider In Your Daughter’s Room at Eleven PM”

Embracing Our Insignificance

What if all we long for is longing for us and IS LOVE…is the power to love, and has paved a clear path for receiving love, so that we might learn love and at last be able to give it? Not in the way that is limited like a love song, but more like the breath that fills the lungs. What if, the love that is possible for us here and now is only a foreshadowing of the love that will come. A taste, not the whole bite.

Awaiting the Birthday King

Merry Christmas! Today I am reposting one of the poems I have written for Christmas. This is one of my favorite poems I have ever written…originally written and shared in 2014. May it bless you today. A poem to celebrate our babe in a manger, our Glorious King- Wishing you all the Brightest of ChristmasContinue reading “Awaiting the Birthday King”