The Halloween Card

{The photo above is from Halloween when I was 4 or 5 years old. I was Pocahontas, my brother was Rocky (which explains the amazing black eye). I tried to copy him and do a peace sign, but I guess I only managed to get one finger up.} It’s interesting how the smallest moments can [...]

The Constant in a World of Variables.

I’ll never forget what it felt like to experience true, painful, confusing, gut-wrenching heartbreak for the first time in my life. My parents got divorced when I was a baby, re-married, and then divorced again when I was just a couple years old. Speaking from my own experience, I don’t believe that a child can [...]

You are worth celebrating.

Last night I got off work and headed straight to the grocery store. I was on a mission to stock up on the ingredients I'd need for the next day to make my slow cooked BBQ chicken. I grabbed some fresh onions & garlic and hopped into a checkout line. The woman in front of [...]