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The Unfairness of it All

The Unfairness of it All

The timing of the hard questions never feels right; the ones about blindness or being different. While I strive to be open and approachable to Logan, her questions often catch me off-guard. I hope I have the ‘right’ answers, but mostly just try to reply with gentleness, truth and a calm, reassuring love. But when I’m reading to her at…

Big Realities

Big Realities

A couple of days ago, one of our daughter’s best friends noticed the scars on my shoulder and front of my arm. I saw her eyes fix on me, and hoped to myself that she wouldn’t ask what happened. It isn’t that I mind being asked what happened to my shoulder and arm; I don’t. The problem is that reality…

Twelve Cents

Twelve Cents

Breakfast was on the table. Eggs, muffins and bananas. I had woken up early to go running while the kids were still asleep and before Patrick left for work. It was the middle of summer, and once the kids woke up any chance for ‘me’ time would disappear. I was at the kitchen table, sweaty from my run, opening up…

Your Story Matters

Your Story Matters

Life stories matter. They matter a lot. I’ve been privileged to the front row seat of many storytelling sessions. For as long as I can remember, I’ve enjoyed listening to people tell their stories; stories of joy, pain, hardship, sickness, falling in love, temptation, success, hurt, and life in general. Isn’t it fascinating to see the way a person’s face…

Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to my website! I’m so excited to have you here, taking a peek at the many things that have been in motion for the last four years. Really, the story has been in motion for more than twenty years, but four years ago is when I finally realized it was time to give my story to the world. It…