Since I can remember music has been a powerful source of comfort, escape, self expression, and so much more for me. One of my fondest memories was singing in the school choir during my middle school years. I always felt alive when I was singing or performing on stage and probably one of my biggest… Continue reading My Weapon Is A Melody
In the messy chaos and beauty that is motherhood for me, I think of these words. I am still feeling the lingering effects of last night’s emotional yet beautiful moment that I experienced with Celeste. Every morning I wake up and pray to God and ask him to help me be more patient, to not… Continue reading Let the calm come in
I am a lonely voice in the dark. Sitting here on our bathroom floor it hits me that I have become a line I once read in a book. I am so emotionally and physically exhausted it feels like my body is floating. All I want to do is close my eyes and cry. For… Continue reading The lonely voice of a mom
I woke up with a bit of a heavy heart today. I didn’t feel it though until after I had already dropped off Elysse at my parent’s place and Celeste at school. I felt the heaviness as I drove out of the parking lot of Celeste’s school and because I knew what was coming I… Continue reading If not Jesus, what then?
I had a very emotional moment just now. I was finishing nursing Elysse and as she lay in my arms deep in sleep I felt the tears streaming down my face and a myriad of thoughts flooding my mind. Thoughts that made me feel sad, lonely, empty and insecure. Thoughts that make me want to… Continue reading When you feel half empty
My husband and I saw the movie “I Am” tonight and loved it, it’s an excellent movie that reminds you to reflect on how it is that you want to live your life and treat people and also to ask yourself where your heart is. What truly matters in life is not competition, greed, and winning…it’s… Continue reading Excellent Movie: “I Am” directed by Tom Shadyac
There’s a different feeling in the air today, like a good friend that’s leaving you after being by your side during happy times and seeing you through tough ones, and introducing you to someone new. As I reflect on all the different things that happened this year I’m so thankful to God for all our blessings, and… Continue reading Farewell 2010
It’s the beauty you see in every day just when you think that you can’t go any further. Optimism is when you are walking down the street and a stranger returns back that smile and greeting. It’s that hope that for an instant you aren’t a stranger and you have shared in a happy moment… Continue reading Optimism