Ball and Chain

It was different when we weren't married, I was different. I'm not sure what it was. Maybe it was all of the scars I carried from the past, maybe I didn't fully trust him enough, maybe it was just my subconscious knowing that he hadn't fully committed. I'm not really sure. But all I know …

Soggy Sandwiches.

It was a few weeks before the wedding & I was anxiously counting down the days. It all seemed to be going by quickly because when I wasn't obsessing over the wedding I was at work in my little town's bookstore. Customer service is customer service; someday's it's great and other days it's like eating …

Coffee & Toast.

Marriage by any means has not been easy, but it has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. It feels great to come home and see Richard's face everyday, especially after a stressful one. It's definitely not a fairy tale or like anything you would imagine it to be, but it's raw, …

Dark Shadows – Not For Long.

Maybe you've heard the phrase, "this too shall pass." I won't lie, it's definitely not one of my favorite phrases when  going through some kind of melt down or emotional/physical trauma, but the truth is in the pudding! The facts are this phrase couldn't be closer to the truth... The truth of the matter is …

Barely Surviving

In a world of materialism, chaos, and turmoil hope is lost. While children are starving, buildings are burning. While mother's are dying, planes are crashing. While prostitution, pornography, and trafficking are sweeping the world by storm, soul's are crying out. As children we long to grow up, we long to be taken seriously, we long to …