God in the Silence

God in the Silence

I can remember those days so clearly—when my children and my husband had gone to school, and I was alone in a silent house. I loved the silence of the house when everyone else had left for the day, and I could feel the silence. I remember the ticking of the clock and...
Purging, Organizing, and Fresh Starts

Purging, Organizing, and Fresh Starts

Spring is the season of detoxing, purging, organizing, fresh starts, and new regimens—dejunking our lives and making great efforts to clean out all the toxins in our bodies and our houses. Ahhh, the freedom that comes from throwing out those lonely socks that have...
Motherhood 2.0: Millennial-Style

Motherhood 2.0: Millennial-Style

I love to read. I work scattered hours as a freelance Sign Language Interpreter. I attempt to make food from scratch as often as possible while also having a second freezer full of frozen french fries, chicken nuggets, and the occasional bag of tater tots. I love to...
COVID Care

COVID Care

Is it just me, or did this whole COVID-19 crisis just blow up overnight? One minute I was supposed to be preparing for insolation, and 20 seconds later I was told to hunker down in my house before I even had time to figure out what I was supposed to do to prepare....
It’s Hard Being You

It’s Hard Being You

We have all heard the saying, “Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time.” Carl Sandberg We are all onions and we all have layers and some can be more potent than others. Some layers can be hard, while others are soft. Each season in our...
Trustworthy Feelings

Trustworthy Feelings

“Feelings never lie.” This line stood out to me in Shrek the Musical when I recently saw it. The musical was fun overall, but this one line bothered me. I think it was because it was just another one of numerous messages that I’ve been hearing about feelings...