a craggly rock

June 1, 2016

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there are days i feel like a rock, among many rocks, washed up against a shore—shaped and contoured by unrelenting waves.   how do you stop feelings of loneliness?

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november 2015

November 17, 2015

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november 1, 2015: the evening he asked my mother for her blessing to marry me. throughout the hours of questioning&venting of all the burdens on her heart, he intently listened to every word. the tension was palpable. finally, she said yes and left the living room. it was over. it was done. five years and […]

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Awful.

May 21, 2011

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I really didn’t feel the need to talk about this since it’s a load of crock, but because I realized that so many families are being affected by Harold Camping’s apocalyptic prediction, it’s an issue that has to be mentioned. Why? Because it’s an issue that presents weighted consequences. A mother was recently reported to […]

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What If It’s Not About Fairness?

December 15, 2010

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We wrestle with a pervasive question throughout the history of humanity: “Why is life so unfair?” A friend had once made a profound point about the way we experience our depression whenever we trip over an unpleasant doozie on the road: “It is not so much the unfortunate circumstance that causes our depression. It is […]

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It’s Funny

September 29, 2009

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I’ll look at myself in the mirror and  I’ll suddenly hear this voice: “This girl is so naive.  About everything.”

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It’s not an easy thing…

September 9, 2009

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to love without reservation, that is.

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