Feather Your Nest

"FEATHER YOUR NEST" Words I saw painted on an outside wall of a store in Dundee, MI. I thought about the words. A gentle command to turn your house into a cozy place. Not a showcase. Not a gigantic window display. But a home. So many thoughts filled my mind as I drove down country …

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Root Them Out

Today's thoughts.  I face painted a twin boy, once, whose twin had died. He was four or five. His mother told me in whispers that the brother died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head. His father in prison. He hit the child too hard in anger. It is difficult to convey …

You Have Not Lived….

Until you've heard the words, "Mommmmm! Josiah put hair removal creme all over his hair!". Yes. You read that correctly. My ten year old son rubbed, not one, but two applications of hair removal creme into his beautiful sandy brown hair. When his sister got married, she and her bridesmaids were primping and beautifying every …

No Man Gets To Break You

I received communication today full of accusations regarding my divorce. The accusations stated blatantly that I did not care about my children. They accused me of not putting them first when my marriage was in dire straits. Of course the accusations were from a soul whose mind bore a one-sided perspective. I cared about my …