Motherhood

After showering and blow drying my hair this morning, I walked into the kitchen to find Kaya, head down, intently working on a drawing. I walked over to her and rested my head on hers. “What you up to,” I asked?  She quickly covered up her picture,  “Don’t look!” she grinned, “I’m not done yet.”…

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Where You Headed?

I wave to the parking lot attendant as I roll down my window. “Where you headed?” He asks. “Jones Waldo,” I reply. “Alright, go right in and park anywhere to your right.” “Sounds good. Thank you.” I respond. I pull forward and my mind begins wondering. As I drive through the tall parking garage, and…

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Men Are That They Might Have Joy

At one point in my life ‘joy’ sprung from my circumstances. I couldn’t be happy unless I had the right house, the perfect body, the right job, or the ideal calling. I kept looking beyond the mark for happiness…when all along I could have found joy in the journey. We lived in a small 800…

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Shine Your Way

Our family loved going to the movies together. We loved laughing together and snacking on popcorn. Evee loved popcorn! She would probably eat the entire popcorn bucket if I let her…she was most definitely a girl after my own heart. On long road trips we would play the, ‘movie game,’ a simple game where we…

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