Archive | May, 2014

Great Smokey Mountains 2012

The Resolution

This morning I awoke too early to thoughts of failure in the execution of my life—guilt and regret robbing me of peaceful sleep. I prayed a simple prayer, “Oh Lord, help me”, before I rolled out of bed to face the day. My stomach churned as I thought of my list. I sighed at the…

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Rise and Shine

For the World Weary Spirit in All of Us

Did you sleep well last night? These days I’m too hot, too cold, gotta go to the bathroom, gotta get a drink of water, gotta go to the bathroom again, to sleep well. But the truth is I’ve never really been a fall-asleep-when-my-head-hits-the-pillow-and-not-wake-up-till-morning kind of girl. But there have been many times in my life…

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The End

The End

Looking back through some of my writing from 2012 I found these words. I needed them again today. Maybe you need them, too. A week ago at this time I was strolling through the streets of New Orleans with Eric chatting about where we wanted to have lunch. I was keenly aware that the trip…

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