Balancing Fear

Last night, our community was inundated with chaos, violence, and disrespectful behavior by thousands of teenagers.  I watch the news and read the paper, so I know that these things happen, but not in my backyard.  It is so easy to dismiss unpleasant things that aren’t immediately affecting you.   In the dead of night,… Continue reading Balancing Fear

Grateful Heart

I think I have been pretty vocal when it comes to not feeling particularly spirited in regards to the holidays.   Maybe it has something to do with tornado warnings and odd seventy degree days that have stunted my joyous spirit or possibly my incapacitated issues regarding my knee, whatever it is I surrender.  … Continue reading Grateful Heart

Twisted Trust

The word itself is powerful, so when you fully trust someone, you are putting your most vulnerable self in their possession.  You consider them safe and know that whatever you say to them, will remain with them.  Or at least, you hope so. For the longest time, I was not trustworthy.    Depending on my… Continue reading Twisted Trust

True Spirit

I meet a lot of interesting people in my line of work.  Fortunately, many become friends and while I don’t see them in person much, social media has allowed our connection to remain.   However, there are those who bring such a glow of joy that they are hard to forget. Ronda and Michael’s home… Continue reading True Spirit