Who’s in control anyway?

Have you ever been jokingly, or not so jokingly labeled a “control freak” by family, friends, or even secretly by your own self? I have, by all the above! Maybe it is my compulsion to always be the driver when …

The discipline of rest…

I got my efficiency from my mother. Laura: a former nurse, mother of nine, force to be reckoned with. When I was very young, I thought she was a superhero; when I entered adulthood, I was proven right. This woman …

Hill of Beans…

My favorite movie is Casa Blanca. There is a scene where Humphrey Bogart is talking to Ingrid Bergman, and he refers to their love affair in the midst of WWII as meaning as much to the world as a hill …

The year of faithless defeat

2015 was literally, one of the hardest years of my life. In the early spring of that year, I was physically attacked by an unknown sickness. I was emotionally drained and spiritually on a desperate searching quest. In search for something …

I am broken

I am broken. Speaking these words out loud leaves cuts along my tongue, each syllable a jagged shard of the secret I have always kept hidden in the quiet spaces of my soul. If you’re anything like me, the parts …