Have you ever inadvertently hurt a loved one with your words? Me, too. Sometimes we act out of frustration, or we’re tired, or irritated by a loved one’s behavior. And when we address the situation, we only make things worse. Nobody’s going to get it right all the time, but there’s a way to vastlyContinue reading “Solving Conflict in Relationships”
One. Would have been my parents’ first grandchild. Two. Gabrielle. A girl. Three. I didn’t tell anyone about him until he was gone. I thought it would be less painful for everyone. It wasn’t. Four. She would have been born in May, my favorite month. Five. He’d be turning 22 now, doneContinue reading “Nine: A Tribute to the Children I Would Have Raised”
It is during this hour, when the sun caresses the horizon, that I am most grateful for your gentle, reverent light. It reminds me that though the harsh mid-day sun may cast long shadows, the day will end—and the next will begin— with softness.