In early December, it grew bitterly cold in Arkansas. I stoked the wood stove full day in and day out,… Read more Word of the year 2017
I am sick. I am plagued by a disease which alters the way I view the world—the disease of perception.… Read more Real miracles
One dark, starry, windy night—not unlike tonight, with temperatures drastically dropping, warning of winter storms approaching—I crouched alongside dozens of… Read more Move
When I was 10 years old, I met Harmony Culbreath. She brought nothing but sunshine to my life. My mentor… Read more God’s big hands
Over seven years ago, I started a painful journey toward becoming myself. Lately I have been contemplating some things I’ve… Read more 2014 gift list
On the most memorable Independence Day of my life, there were no fireworks. Well, that’s not entirely true. I remember… Read more No fireworks
Irises Ashes silently sway like snowflakes all the long, hard winter through dark, bitter nights. I sit and burn alone.… Read more Irises
*My friend Samantha Hogan has been gracious enough to share my life story with her followers on Facebook. I thought… Read more This is my story . . .
After performing crib gymnastics and break dancing for half an hour, Maggie finally crashed and began her brief nap. I… Read more Crying over spilt coffee
About a year ago, I decided to create a second blog, Your Daily Dose of Gratitude. I’d already been writing… Read more How do you know me?