Be Brave

I am thankful for all that I have and all that I have yet to receive. I am thankful for the love of a good man. I am thankful for my family that loves me unconditionally. I am thankful for a brain that’s always thinking and hands that are always tinkering. I am thankful for…

Clearing the Deck

  Yes, I’m back – with my tail between my legs. And I owe those of you who have done me the kindness to follow this blog, an apology. I had the audacity to think that I didn’t need to write anything. But writing is my oxygen. I may lose jobs and relationships but they…

Decide to Do it (and God Will Help)

I woke up devastated this morning. At the very moment I opened my eyes and awoke to my new reality, I started to cry. I’ve never started a day in tears but this loss is unlike any I have ever felt. After I left his apartment key on the kitchen counter I drove home a…

Mother’s Day Lesson

I’m sitting outside under the cool shade of my family’s mango tree. It’s a gorgeous day in South Florida. She delights the senses today much like a retro travel poster. And I find myself happy to call this place home. Today’s Mother’s Day and for the last several days I’ve been dedicating time to my…

When You’re a Planner

“For I know the plans I have for you. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 I found that verse and it’s just kind of stuck with me the last few days as I’ve struggled to come to terms with some things going…