Finding Hope and Healing

In my “on this day” feed in Facebook today this post showed up… “Homeopathic headache remedies? I’ve had headaches for months, but this one for a week straight. I’m ready to try anything. I’ve got really fuzzy thinking too. I’m ready to hear your wisdom :)” That was two years ago today. That headache lasted…

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Thank You

That last post was a tough one for me to write.  I wasn’t sure how much to share, or how people would respond.  I was afraid of judgement. And you know what I got instead? LOVE A lot of love.  Words of encouragement, hope, healing.  Messages from friends and strangers telling me they’ve been there…

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hello…

(Peeks head in) Hello… Is anyone still here? It has been almost a year since I wrote to you.  How can it have been that long? So much has happened, every time I sit down to write to you I don’t know where to start. But first- how are you all?  I have missed you.…

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He Holds the Little Ones in His Arms

Walking through the halls of my daughter’s elementary school today was not the same as it was just a few days ago.  I no longer felt safe and happy to see her off for another day of learning and play.  I felt nervous, checking out the older kids and adults as they passed.  Holding her…

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Drowning in the Little Things… and Finding Hope Again

I am amazing in a crisis.  I mean, I could direct FEMA if they asked me.  Something clicks in me and I go into this mode where I can access memories I didn’t know I had, and multitask and prioritize like a triage nurse. But when it comes to the daily crisis of raising a…

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Finding Rest in the Midst of the Chaos

I found a little haven today in the middle of the city.  Its a park with a river that runs by and there is even a little bench with my name on it (literally- its dedicated to a woman named Heather).  I can still hear the cars and planes and people, there’s even someone smoking…

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