The Chasm

There are moments that mark your life. Moments when you realize nothing will ever be the same and time is divided into two parts -- before this, and after this." - Fallen   Aftermath. It seemed a fitting song to define the months following my father's death, and how appropriate that the band responsible for …

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Lessons for Living: Keeping My Dad with Me Part II

Keep the earth below my feet For all my sweat, my blood runs weak Let me learn from where I have been Keep my eyes to serve, my hands to learn." - Mumford & Sons, Below My Feet Am I forgetting him? With nearly two years gone since my dad's death, I found myself asking this …

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A Christmas Lesson: Love the One (s) You’re With

I have finally seen the light I have finally realized I need to love…" -Muse, "Madness" I love holiday traditions. One of my all-time favorites was my mom, sisters, and my annual Christmas Eve together: Church with my mom's family, a pot of Grandma's famous chicken and dumpling soup at her house with aunts, uncles, and …

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