Today is Remembrance Day. November 11, 2015. Every year since I was a child I would stop what I was doing at 11am to pay homage to all the brave men and women who served in the wars. This year was the same. But this year was also very different. I read the stories about … Continue reading A Remembrance Day to Remember
I’m a sun worshiper. Not the type that lies on the beach all day long, but the type that simply loves the sun shining. It can be the most bitterly cold day, or everything possible could be going wrong, but as long as the sun is shining, I’m OK and all is well. As I … Continue reading How Do You Kill a Mockingbird?
To answer the question - it's because it marched to a different drumstick!! And on that same day when it decided not to cross it sat down on the side of the road and decided to stare off into the unknown distance. She just stared and stared and stared and then something happened. A sudden realization … Continue reading Why Didn’t The Chicken Cross The Road?
“Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
“I think you can scare somebody out of doing something, but not out of feeling like they want to.” - Catherin Ryan Hyde, Chasing Windmills A few weeks ago while I was on the bus on my way to work, a lady got on a few stops after mine. After she boarded I had a … Continue reading Pay It Forward
"Hold me close / Let Your love surround me / Bring me near / Draw me to Your side." - Hillsongs, Power of Your Love Today began just like any other regular day. I woke up, showered, had my coffee, prepped the lunch bags, woke up my daughter and got her ready for school. This morning … Continue reading You’re Never Alone
"Most important thing in life is learning how to fall." - Jeannette Walls I was pushed to the floor and beaten down to a pulp the other day. I was knocked down to my knees, and I felt like I was kicked in the stomach a million times. I was left breathless. I was beaten down … Continue reading You Ok Down There?