Loving the Skin You’re In… For Misfits

This is 'Myims'... Myims had her own hashtag by the time she was talking.  Mainly because, it's almost as if I birthed a soul older than mine.  Her eyes carry a depth that doesn't quite fit a kindergartener (or a two year old, back when she was two...), and she says exactly what she means, in [...]

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An Easter to Remember

While Holy Week brought with it the flu for the last of its victims in my family, the baby and me, upsetting all those "plans" of partaking in as many church events and prayers as possible, a surprise awaited me on Easter.... I recovered just in time to be able to partake in the intimate, [...]

Forgiveness Friday: I forgive you, Ms. Horse Lover

  (To go to the beginning of the story, please click here...) Dear Ms. Horse Lover, This letter is a long time in coming.... And it is with a strange blend of joy and sadness that I write to you. I know who you are.  While you have lurked in the shadows of my life [...]

Leap Day… Leaping Back Into LIFE!

I think Leap Day is the perfect day to....... LEAP back onto Life Victorious! Introducing Andrew David Peter, affectionately known as "Drewsie"... He arrived the day before Thanksgiving, three weeks early, near the tail-end of the most difficult year of my life... Drewsie's story had already begun when we surprisingly discovered this little miracle, while [...]

Is the Glass Half Empty, or Half Full? The New American “Religion”…

"Whatever you did, you've been officially labeled a disturber of the peace." -Frodo to Gandalf, Fellowship of the Ring   "Bruce: Hello, how 'bout you, mate? What's your problem? Marlin: Me? I don't have a problem. Bruce: Ohh, okay. DENIAL!!!!"  -Finding Nemo   "Pilate said to Him, 'What is truth?'..." -John 18:38   "YOU CAN'T HANDLE [...]