Friendship and kindness

The other night I had a dream, but at the time, it felt like a very real memory coming to the surface. I was attending the wedding of my best friend, and we were gathering and organizing things the morning of the ceremony. The feeling of the day was light and...

A New Outlook

Today I was able to attend church for the first time in many weeks – schedules get complicated and unfortunately, church is often one of those things that gives for me, even though I would like to make it to the front of the list more often. That is certainly my...

Last Call

I am in a familiar place tonight – sitting in the dark, a bit drained and sad, but comfortable in my own home, with the silence of my own space, and the peace of knowing that my family is here with me. I recall many nights spent like this, sitting in front of the...

Control

Control. Such a small word – seven letters, only one vowel – it would not seem that a word like control could mean so many thing to so many people. But like simple things that exist in our lives, control can be both useful and devastating, depending on your point of...

This too shall pass

The weight of the world rests on me. If I am not here to keep control of all of the strings and threads of everyone in my family, life will fall apart. That is what individuals that are suffering feel like – as if life will end if they cannot juggle all of the pieces...