Doubting, Despite the Beauty

Doubting, Despite the Beauty

Last week I caught this brilliant sunset as I walked outside. The rays stretched their arms, while the clouds embraced the flicker.  Witnessing this radiance startled me, only because in the last few months I’ve paid more attention to the struggle, despite the...
When Vulnerability Becomes a Problem

When Vulnerability Becomes a Problem

In the last few years, I’ve explored vulnerability and what it means to me. Extrapolating the subterfuge involved in the tentacles of this very charged word doesn’t come without its hazards. Lately, I’ve been asking how to handle the consequences of...
On Heartbreak

On Heartbreak

Heartbreak is unpreventable; the natural outcome of caring for people and things over which we have no control… Heartbreak begins the moment we are asked to let go but cannot, in other words, it colors and inhabits and magnifies each and every day; heartbreak is not a...

Everyday Delights – April Edition

Once a month I chronicle everyday delights that liven up my world. Here are a few of my April everyday loves: 1. This Picture of Spring In The Desert: On my morning runs I always pass this tree, yellow snow at its feet. These Paloverde trees are everywhere in the...

On Mothers and Meaning

My daughter decided to give me her Mother’s Day Gift on Tuesday. When I picked her up from school, she hopped into the car with a stapled white bag. As soon as she buckled her seat belt, she said, “Momma, Happy Mother’s Day!” I tried to tell...