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Golden Birthday

Today is your golden birthday, and I can’t help but stare at you a bit longer and take extra kisses to the edges of your smile. I believe with my whole body that you were...

Tangled

From frustration to focus, life will show you a mess of sorts, a tangle similar to all of your favorite necklaces wrapped in knots. Life will show you, then ask for you to trust in...

Life. A Game I Won’t Play

Don’t hold me if the only way you are going to do it is down. I don’t want your embrace if the tightness steals my voice. I don’t want your comfort if it comes with...

Street Named Belief

The day I stood for me some left some judged some screamed and aimed to tear down my roots. The difference on that day was that I was willing to stand alone. I was scared...

I See Me

I saw you in the water. I stood there as the storm burned through the cold. When my eyes could part I saw the water. Endless. Dark. With a current that begged and pleaded. I...

The Things We Teach

My 8 year old daughter came to my class yesterday. I taught as I do right now. From a place that felt real in that moment. I spoke about pain and hiding and didn’t hold...

This Body Is Alive

Some journeys we are meant to make more than once. There was a time I didn’t know that. And so when familiar feelings or thoughts returned with a vengeance I felt the sharp nakedness of...

More Than One Word

When I look back on this year, there isn’t one word for it. There isn’t one emotion or one story. It was a year. One full of highlights and stormy nights. One of fullness and...

I Write What My Bones Feel

I write about joy and love, but more often than not I find myself writing about the journey there. About loss and pain and the grips of grief. I find myself in the those spaces...

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