Safe

Safe

I thought I lost her. My little girl. I thought I lost her. We’re visiting family for the weekend. Headed to higher ground where the snow is deeper and the sledding is faster. The twins had been sledding all day and after dinner were at it for round 396. X-Man...
We Wait

We Wait

Our Christmas tree this year was lacking. The tree itself was beautiful. The hubbs had cut it himself on his way home from work (there are some things about being back home in Montana that stand out among the others). It was tall and full and perfectly pine-y. The...
Joy

Joy

But the angel said unto them……. Today a mother lays her son to rest. Do not be afraid for I bring you tidings of great joy……. Today a father kisses his littler girl goodbye for the last time. Which will be for all the people.  Today a...
Peace in the Season of Sorrow

Peace in the Season of Sorrow

I want to write about peace. I want to write about the angels in the heavens and the light that shown down and the shepherds who watched their flocks that night. I want to write about Advent. About getting caught up in the waiting and the reasons not the paper and the...
Emmanuel

Emmanuel

This song? This song wrecked me tonight. I was on my way to my first office Christmas party for this new job. I had changed outfits about a hundred times. I had darkened my eye shadow and donned the blingy earrings and scarf. I was headed there solo. On my own. The...

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