A Mother In A Season Of Wildflowers

All along I felt lost in the wild. Each night I prayed that I would awake and embrace the newness of the day. Yet nothing feels new when you are wandering; it only feels foreign. … More A Mother In A Season Of Wildflowers

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Our Vows: Making Marriage Work – Part One

I have been working on a piece about marriage; specifically, how marriage evolves over the years, especially once you begin to have children. It has been my most difficult piece to write. I assumed the difficulty was in the interjections that keep occuring; the mud, the crying, the meltdowns, the diapers upon diapers needing to … More Our Vows: Making Marriage Work – Part One

Letting Go

The weight of growing, and birthing, and nurturing, and giving, and working, and caring, and loving, and raising — I can’t carry it all. There is no place within me left to hold it all in. I am teetering on an edge and I feel that I am about to slip down into the canyon lying in wait below me, anticipating my fall, eager to mock me and my failure. … More Letting Go