gratitude, thankful

Pausing and Being Thankful

Unfortunately, this afternoon didn't fare better than this morning. So, I'm pausing (to take off my grumpy pants) and being thankful instead. Here are ten particular reasons I am grateful for today: The chance to create delicious food. The ability to work out my frustrations and create art at the same time, through painting. My… Continue reading Pausing and Being Thankful

Betrayal, Brokenness, love, pain, poetry, writing

Under Blankets of Sadness and Despair

  I'm not posting different gestures and examples to show that love is always lovely and good. Plenty can be said about the trials, frustrations, and difficulties that surface and fester. I'll be the first to admit that. I'll do that by sharing a poem I wrote January 6, 2012, when my life was falling… Continue reading Under Blankets of Sadness and Despair