Real Grown Ups

When do the real grownups arrive? She said it jokingly as she processed experiences that felt too big for her and her husband. Deep within my soul, I felt an overwhelming YES! That was the feeling. How and when did life get so complicated that it felt unmanageable? How did I continue blowing out birthdayContinue reading “Real Grown Ups”

Abscesses

–a swollen area within body tissue containing an accumulation of pus –a tender mass filled with pus caused due to infection. I had left the procedure room sweating, red-faced a stench in my nose I was confident would never leave.  I had images of the parents horrified faces imprinted in my brain.  And the screamsContinue reading “Abscesses”

Its been a Year

It’s been a year. She said it in a literal way. And in a heavy-sigh expressive way. It HAD been a year. A year since the world turned upside down. Or rather inside out. Where going out became dangerous. When we hunkered down, narrowed our circles and changed all our systems. When our coping strategiesContinue reading “Its been a Year”

My Sweet Valentine…

Fix your eyes on this one truth, God is madly in love with you. –Hillsong Do you believe it? Does that line make you squirm in an uncomfortable way? What are the thoughts that go through your head creating arguments for why it isn’t true. This is one of those lyrics I love-hate. One thatContinue reading “My Sweet Valentine…”