I look at her, and see me. I look at me, and see her.
The way sadness works is one of the strange riddles of the world. If you are stricken with a sadness, you may feel as if you have been set aflame, not only because of the enormous pain, but also because your sadness may spread over your life, like smoke from an enormous fire. - Lemony... Continue Reading →
Dear Aidan, This time of year we are taught to spend time thinking of all the things we are grateful for, and I can't think of anything I am more thankful for than you. It's okay if you roll your eyes a little in my direction. I won't take offence. I am sure this might... Continue Reading →
I carefully walk through a minefield in my waking hours, tiptoeing around areas I know cause more pain.
The year I turned 23, I wanted to have a big birthday party. I planned the whole thing! Cake, balloons, food, and music. The venue was chosen weeks ahead of time, and I invited all my close friends. THIS was going to be the birthday to put all other birthdays to shame. I spent hours... Continue Reading →
For any of you who want to interact, I am also on Facebook! Click this link and it will take you to my Lost and Found Facebook page! Thanks so much for your support and encouragement!
Today, the words don't come to me easily. I strain to find a few that I know how to string together. This morning my thoughts are scattered in bits and pieces on the floor. I wish I was the 'yesterday me'. The yesterday version of myself felt so put together. I was the 'take-it-as-it comes... Continue Reading →
Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.. - John C. Maxwell Choice. Choose. Chosen. Those are very powerful words. Those words have been a defining factor in my journey through every part of my life. It is not just the choices I have made for myself that have paved... Continue Reading →
"The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth.” - African proverb You know how they say that it takes a village to raise a child? It also takes a village to adopt a child! The older I have gotten, the more I have come to appreciate... Continue Reading →