A Beautiful Mess

Well. Isn’t that an oxymoron? How could something or someone be both beautiful, and a mess at the same time? How can someone look young on the outside, but feel so broken in the inside? If you don’t already know or can’t imagine relating to this beautiful mess, then let me introduce myself.  Hello, myContinue reading “A Beautiful Mess”

Cynical Cyanide

I was pretty excited when my dear friend asked me to write for her blog. My first thought was, “God, I have so much to share about everything You’ve done for me!” I was convinced the Lord would lead me to talk about worship, His great provision, or His ever-present nearness in dark, difficult times.Continue reading “Cynical Cyanide”

Heavy Baskets

My parents divorced when I was very young. Because of the nature of their divorce, I never had a relationship with my biological mother. After decades of drug abuse and mental health problems, she took her own life before the Christmas of 2000. As you can imagine, even though we were estranged, her choices andContinue reading “Heavy Baskets”

Hwy 43 North

Traveling in Unfamiliar Territory Tomorrow is my 43rd birthday! I recently traveled from San Antonio, TX to Shreveport, LA to visit my mom. This was to be a familiar 7-8 hour trip, a route which I have traveled several times. I plugged my mother’s address into the GPS, gassed up, and headed north on Interstate 35.Continue reading “Hwy 43 North”