I think eye rolling in church might be inappropriate. But I’ve done it my whole life—if not outwardly, inwardly. Confession:… Read more Father envy
“We’re only as sick as our secrets.” I’ve heard friends say this phrase repeatedly in the rooms of recovery for… Read more As sick as our secrets
“Will you make me some flan?” I scribbled this barely legible note with my left hand while nursing my daughter… Read more Benign
I’m pretty sure I’ve never cried so much in my life. Since having my daughter in November, my perspective has… Read more Merging
I feel like Captain Hook every day. I hear the tick tock of an invisible clock, and at times, it’s… Read more Drowning the crocodile
Last night, I had a more-trying-than-usual time lulling my baby into slumber. I nursed her. I changed her diaper. I… Read more How about a round of applause?
It’s a good thing we live in the middle of absolutely nowhere, wild-looking woods surrounding our home; otherwise, I might… Read more Better
In 2011, I was inspired by my friend Denise Felton to select a word of the year. In 2011, my… Read more 2013 word of the year
“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” My eyeballs automatically rolled back into my head at… Read more Mama said, part 7
I’ve never been spiritually motivated by the idea of being good, doing the right thing, or proving how holy I… Read more Let me love you.