• Redefining Christmas

    December 11, 2015

    Growing up, Christmas was a wonderful time. It was twinkling lights, sparkling bulbs, wintery pine, and shiny packages with swirling ribbons. It was big…

  • Disparity

    October 9, 2015

    If you’re like me, you were told how special babies are your entire life. You were handed a baby doll to mother from the…

  • The Scream

    September 11, 2015


    It was a few weeks after Samuel died. The fog of shock was lifting and the devastating reality of his lifelong absence was settling…

  • One Sweet Day

    August 14, 2015

    One sweet day, I will close my eyes here for the last time, and open them there for the first.

    Your sparkling eyes, your darling…

  • Giving In To Grief

    July 13, 2015

    This past spring, I was fortunate enough to attend the Selah weekend retreat by the MISS Foundation. It was led by Dr. Joanne Cacciatore….

  • Dear April

    April 4, 2015

    Dear April,

    Here you are – once again – to torment me. Every year you disrupt my attempts at living and bring me to my…