#WhyIMarch: I’m Pro-Life, Christian & I Support Planned Parenthood

Faint shouts of "Come here!" and "Jesus loves you!" greeted me as I stood outside a Planned Parenthood clinic trying to assist a stranger. Like me, she had been in the waiting room for what seemed like ages. Her car wasn't cranking, so I waited with her outside until help arrived. Earlier, I was getting chilly in … Continue reading #WhyIMarch: I’m Pro-Life, Christian & I Support Planned Parenthood

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Why a Great Job Is the Best Kind of Relationship

I don't care what anyone says, there are times where you should just take a break from writing, even if writing is your job. These past few months have been one of those times. After following the strict but sage advice of one of my writing mentors, Linda Formichelli, I read her book "Commit." Unfortunately, … Continue reading Why a Great Job Is the Best Kind of Relationship

We’ve Come A Long Way: On Gratitude

Despite what's happening in our country right now, I'm deeply grateful for how far we've come. I've probably mentioned it before, but my parents spent their entire childhood in SC dealing with seemingly innocuous injustices: entering stores from the back, using separate everything and, when walking at night, always being sure to hide as soon … Continue reading We’ve Come A Long Way: On Gratitude

1,000 Words Behind a Photo

"A picture's worth a thousand words." Yes, I'm starting my blog with a cliche. Deal with it. I decided to finally scan the photo my husband and I took on our honeymoon cruise since today's our two-year anniversary. I cannot stop laughing at it. Not just because I hate these hokey photos, and the scan … Continue reading 1,000 Words Behind a Photo

35 Answers to Unspoken Prayers (Final Part)

Here is part one and part two. I'm so bummed this series is coming to an end, but I've really enjoyed writing it. Even though it's very personal, I hope you got some enjoyment out of it. 21) Daily cuddling I rarely have to initiate. 22) The ability to vent or be distracted with the … Continue reading 35 Answers to Unspoken Prayers (Final Part)