Not All Is Merry and Bright

Not All Is Merry and Bright

To the one whose Christmas isn’t all merry and bright, I see you. I see your pain. I see you struggling with decorations and gifts and lists, wondering if you can do any of it at all. I see you dreading the gatherings because you don’t think you can feel joy. I see...
Who Are You Looking Up To?

Who Are You Looking Up To?

Last week was my mom’s birthday. She would’ve turned seventy-six. She’s been gone for four and a half years already, which doesn’t seem possible. Some parts of my life stopped when she died. I lost some relationships, I dealt with a lot of the...