Yesterday we walked

Yesterday we walked. With a heavy heart, we walked and we talked. Because she sees me.  In the grocery store, greeting all types of people we pass, she sees me. In the parking lot, giving my cart to someone or helping an elderly person load their car, she sees...

A Broken Friend

Lately I’ve been struggling with being a “bad” friend.  Three of my friends are struggling deeply with life, two are far away and I’m feeling off.  My already small circle has become a little broken. My heart is heavy and I need to express my hurt to someone but...

That Niece of Mine

The past few weeks I’ve been continually reminded of this time in my life. 22 months ago my darling niece was born in a truly miraculous way. What occurred during her birth could have ended her life and is an extremely rare occurrence. Seeing her daddy and her grandmother...

Wedding Attire

Phone conversation with my darling husband a few weeks ago:Me: “Hey, don’t forget Gab’s wedding is Saturday and I have to work so when I get off we need to head home for the wedding.”Kyle: “okay that’s fine. So I guess we need to go to Belk’s?”Me: “uh. ....

Full Moons

I normally dread the full moon each month. It does mean things to little developing brains and hormones. But this week I was able to see it with new eyes and bask in the light of its beauty. I was cradling the girl wrapped in a blanket at 5:30...

Where’s the snow?

I cried when I looked out the other morning and saw a thin layer of ice. I had expected at least a little snow and was so disappointed that my girl wouldn’t get to experience the snow we had talked about the night before. I fought tears as I...

The Job Change

About three months ago, Kyle, my husband, and I made a pretty big decision for our family. I was really struggling with my job and it was affecting me in every aspect of life. For the past few years I’ve had to go on anxiety medicine from August through...