When I was a little girl, I had big dreams of becoming a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. I had a blue and white satin jacket that I wore for way too long. I would watch games with my dad just to see the girls on the sidelines. I have recently updated my resume. Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader [...]
a week ago-after church-i was off on a road trip. it was a girl’s trip-not something i typically do-but this wouldnt’ be a typical girls trip either, i suppose. i picked up two of my dearest friends (no room for trite bff references here) threw their suitcases in Black Beauty, and headed [...]
seven years ago, life for me was much different than today.
i spent months in a place that i never ever want to return. back then, days bled into nights and nights back into days—an unceasing cycle of fear and great depths of sadness-grief literally consumed me. i feared going out-leaving my house-talking to people-being… and [...]
last week i sat at the bottom of a mountain. the sun slowly rose warming the slope in front of me. i sipped hot coffee and watched the day come to life. it was cold and bright and it was snowing. i sat in the cold bright quiet at the bottom of a mountain. it [...]
i have found myself to be too busy for Christmas-
how about you?
time for a heart check
time for a cold look in the mirror
time to breathe
time for Christmas
as i pause and rest
i see the wonder in Brooks’s eyes-he believes and he knows that he is [...]
"Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family." — Anthony Brandt