“Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another … If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.” -1 John 4:11-12 The morning air is chilly. And though I’m young, I hobble along, gritting my teeth through the pain in my hips and… Read More My Blue Plaid Christmas Angel
“He once thought it himself, that he might die of grief: for his wife, his daughters, his sisters, his father, and master [all dead] … But the pulse, obdurate, keeps its rhythm. You think you cannot keep breathing, but your ribcage has other ideas, rising and falling, emitting sighs. You must thrive in spite of… Read More Being still
You just took a breath. And another one. Did you even notice the one before? We do it thousands of times a day. The oxygen moves into our lungs and goes on to do amazing things in our body. The process repeats. And we don’t even think twice. But now I do. I have pneumonia. And… Read More Every Breath
Editor’s note: I wrote this post while I was still blogging anonymously. Although it is directed to my Wives of Porn Addicts (WoPAs)–the only audience I had at the time–I think there are some lessons here that apply to all of us, no matter what our circumstances. Did you ever keep a diary during your… Read More Blogging Binoculars
Missing my ex-husband’s family today, as I often do… I wrote the following piece about six years ago. Who knew that I’d be re-reading my own words so many years later, finding peace and wisdom in an excerpt that–at the time–had such different meaning to me? Back then I was on the other side. The… Read More What is a family?
Photo by vis photography Of all the relationships I’ve had in my life, my relationship with Christian is my favorite for so many reasons. But one of the biggest reasons? He lets me ride my own bicycle. Check out the adorable couple in the picture above with the super cute tandem bike on their wedding… Read More My own bicycle
1,273 hits on my blog yesterday … and 11,274 hits since I launched on Jan. 20, 2014. When I started I wasn’t sure who would want to read any of this stuff. I figured I might be blogging into oblivion … but I took the risk. Thank you for giving me a reason to write. Love… Read More Feeling the love