Tag Archives: beginnings

closets

she kept going back to the bags.                                                                                                    the things we’d removed with cautious sorting.                                                                               it was mostly worthless and unnecessary…stained, out-dated, old stuff.  but she wanted it back. i found myself in a tug-o-war with my mother over every little … Continue reading

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beginnings

so this week we took our youngest daughter to college.                                                             we stuffed all of her belongings into our SUV,  decorated the dorm room, paid the tuition, took a selfie and off we went.  it stung like hell as i fought … Continue reading

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chapters

i am admittedly a slow reader.  i’ve never been one to devour a book.  which only makes sense , since i am a ponderer of words…and of life.  never too anxious to turn the next page until i must. but, … Continue reading

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thresholds

                         ” she was courageous . not because it came easy but because she chose to walk the tightrope from broken to brave.  everyday “ thresh-old [thresh’ – old’]  2. the beginning point becoming whole-hearted takes courage because it’s a … Continue reading

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fearlessness

                 this is an ode to January. to be honest you’ve left me cold and wanting most of the time January. you’re a typical first born…demanding attention and wielding your authority. you’re like a familiar friend that speaks of new starts and … Continue reading

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