A Father’s Legacy

A Father’s Legacy

This is a story about my father. Specifically, his death. Why am I telling this story on Father’s Day? Because his passing is as important to the story of his life as any other event, and it’s difficult to celebrate him without sharing it.  My father did not have...
When Conflict Brings Clarity

When Conflict Brings Clarity

None of us like conflict, or knowing someone is angry at us. It’s our nature to be in harmony and “connected” to others. People may say, “I don’t care if they’re mad at me, that’s their problem”, but the heart truly doesn’t rest until the conflict is resolved. The...
My Weight and Body Image Battle

My Weight and Body Image Battle

If I had a nickel for every time I felt shitty about myself because of my weight, I would be rich. Filthy, stinkin’ rich. Like, Bill Gates rich.  Feeling unhappy with my body and my weight has been a running loop both in the background and in the forefront of my...
Let Me Tell You How Lucky I Am

Let Me Tell You How Lucky I Am

When I started this project, I told myself I would follow wherever it lead me. Of course, I was hoping to help some folks along the way. But I really had no idea what would happen. Would anyone respond? Or even care? Would the stories of everyday women really lift and...
Infidelity…Let’s Talk About It

Infidelity…Let’s Talk About It

I guess you could call me lucky. Of all of life’s challenges, I’ve been spared the pain of infidelity. But I’ve seen plenty of people I know and love have to deal with it. Getting to a place of healing is difficult for many, whether you’re the...