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 [...]

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Life Unexpected – Part VII… “Humility”

(To go to the beginning of this story, please click here.) I love people. From my earliest memory, and from stories my parents would tell me, I was never afraid of people, even if they had cruel intentions.  I love to look into each person's eyes, my favorite part about the human body... as an [...]

Life Unexpected – Part II – “Innocence…”

I had been raised to respect police officers. In fact, my parents didn't let us even use the word 'cop' as a kid.  To this day, the word 'cop' feels like a forbidden swear word, a word that I know is probably acceptable, and yet the child in me feels like a risk-taker every time [...]

Life Unexpected – Part I

  It was a crisp Colorado morning in January... And when I say "crisp," I mean a "crisp" -10 degrees.  Nevertheless, the sky was clear, and the sun was bright and beautiful, which is typical of living on the east side of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Our beloved small group of farm [...]