The Things We See

I wonder if it's true that when we die, our lives flash before our eyes. And if so, what will be the images that I'm shown? Because I have to say, I've seen some things in my life that I never want to see again. In fact, I've seen some horrendous things in my life…

Stumbling

Lately, I've been asking myself if I'm bad... I can't seem to stop asking the question. I absolutely feel like a bad parent right now. And yet, I know I'm not. It's a weird combination of thoughts and feelings. And it really hurts. Last weekend my 17-year-old decided to not come home on Saturday night.…

A Quote for the Heartbroken

Yesterday I was listening to Rob Bell's latest podcast. Josh Radnor was on the show and it was all about quotes. Being a writer, I guess I'm predisposed to really loving quotes. And I really loved this show. There were tons of great quotes and the discussions surrounding them were awesome too. Really, just about…

Hope for the Heartbroken

At some point, probably very soon, there's a post coming about specific things I've found to help with heartbreak. Some of them take less than a minute, some take  several minutes, and some take months. All of them work. But, sadly, none of them are magic (just wave a wand and everything is suddenly better).…

If You Love Something…

"If you love  something, set it free. If it doesn't come back then it was never meant to be." The saying goes something like that. Right? And that's exactly what I did with Wildflower. And now it's time to set myself free. A few night ago Wildflower took my 14-year-old to the movies and told…

Choosing to Move Forward

It's time for me to move forward. I spent most of last week feeling sorry for myself and being really angry. In way, it was a step in the right direction to allow myself to be mad. For too long I wouldn't allow myself to be angry. I'd push it down. I'd swallow it. I…