Itchy

Something inside me is itchy, an internal prickling I can't scratch. I have more time than ever, yet I find myself unable to focus on anything.  I am obsessed with scrolling, rarely compelled to click on links and certainly not finishing articles, no matter how important.  I'm addicted to the headlines without the commitment of... Continue Reading →

The Throne

I loathe vomiting. When a stomach bug attacks, I will remain in the fetal position for days with agonizing nausea rather than just getting it over with and throwing up.  I've always been this way.  Had I been one of those pregnant women with constant morning sickness, there would likely be three less children in... Continue Reading →

A Q&A with Josiah Pitts

You guys know how desperately I have been trying to understand, or at the very least, accept the insanity that has consumed our small community, the fact that two people are now gone from the stunning photo you see above.  Below is the passionate and poignant response I received from Josiah Pitts, a family friend... Continue Reading →

When God Stamps Requests Denied

Have you ever felt like your most fervent prayer, the one you whispered at every red light, the one you needed as desperately as air, the one asked with the purest heart, yeah, that one…was stamped Denied? I sure do. I know I’m supposed to say something like His plans are not our plans or... Continue Reading →

Someday

I am engulfed in a muddy river of sorrow and loss. The current is strong, and I struggle to stay afloat. I fight and kick, but the debris of pain pulls me under. I surface just long enough to inhale and note my surroundings, only to be sucked down again…again…and again.  The waters are raging.... Continue Reading →

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