Blessings & Struggles | A Free Write |

Blessings & Struggles | A Free Write

I feel like I’ve been living this truth to the fullest the past few weeks. I’ve been blessed with new opportunities, exposure and connections. Yet at the end of each of these blessings there seems to be a new difficulty – a new struggle. Then today I took a moment to think . . . on both.

Family Ties

In a perfect world family would be forever. No issue would go unresolved and no hurt could break that bond. Yet this isn’t a perfect world and we aren’t perfect people. We inflict wounds and at times those wounds don’t always heal. They leave the kind of scars that make family ties hard to keep. . .

Family Ties |

Happy Birthday To Me! |

Happy Birthday To Me!

It’s Here! My Birthday! I’m 39 today and I feel like I should be feeling all the feelings. You know the ones. Those big ones. The I’m officially 365 days away from being 40. Whoa! The who am I, where am I in life, what do I want from life kinda feelings. The adult feelings. Yet instead all I keep thinking is: Happy Birthday To Me! 

Just One of Those Days . . .

This morning I had a chat with my neighbor through the fence (yup there’s a loose board and we talk through it – don’t judge us). We were talking about how both of us – two ambiverts *introverted extroverts – need to schedule play dates, grown up time and basically everything around those days when we need to be alone.Do you know those days? The days when you just don’t have enough ‘umph’ to be adequately social. The days when I just have to let myself be . . .

Just One Of Those Days |

Sorry Isn't Always Easy |

Sorry Isn’t Always Easy

Sorry isn’t always easy. To say or to be. Saying sorry when your wrong and without making excuses has got to be the hardest part of being an adult. For me anyway. I can be in the midst of a conflict and know I’m walking the wire of being wrong and […]