Deconstructing Thunder Road.
Hearing an old song like it was the first time. Continue reading
Plenty of people have said that forgiveness is not for the other person; it’s for you. Most of the time, though we understand the concept, we can’t do it. It’s too hard to let it go, to put aside the intensity of the grudge we carry. That grudge can make us feel powerful in some… Continue reading
12 Years a Bereaved Mom.
Yesterday was the 12th anniversary of my daughter’s death. Twelve years without hearing her voice, being able to touch her, or being able to celebrate special days with her. Sean and I spent it this year as an ordinary day, which is kind of a miracle considering how it used to flatten all of us.… Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day.
How do you know if it’s the last time? Continue reading
Dancing with Pagans
Inhale the positive, exhale the negative! Continue reading
You’re giving God a bad name
This is why I get riled up over religious stickers on your car. (And no, this isn’t a war on Christmas.) Continue reading
A writer and solitary soul in the mountains of Western North Carolina.