My Brittle Heart Yearns To Be Soft

  My brittle heart yearns for the softness of innocent trust. It squirms within the shell of experiences that mold it – waiting for occasional moments to beat with true freedom. I know my heart was designed for feeling – for vulnerable encounters. Unfortunately like most people, I learned early on that along with vulnerability […]


  Summertime is the sweetheart of the seasons. Children wait all year for its arrival. Anticipated and well planned vacations finally squeeze into its slim perimeters. Even fruit trees spend the year preparing for the grand finale. Summer comes with high expectations and crescendos with lazy relief. Familiar scents usually lure us out of hiding […]

Memorial Day – More Than Remembrance

  The three day weekend is fast approaching. We will remember our heroes through an avalanche of patriotic commercials and emotional photos. The nation will take a short pause to commemorate our fallen on Memorial Day. Like most major holidays the media inundates us with ads, short video clips and images. The Memorial Day photographs […]