I Quit

I quit… …worrying about what is ahead. …feeling shame about what is behind. …acting like I have attained perfection. …burying my fears, hurts and insecurities. …saying I’m ok when I’m not. …stressing about what others think of me. …trying to be God. …seeking to earn others approval and affection. …caring about site views, comments and…

Guest Post – My Mom {Terri Puett}

Happy Mother’s Day! Today I am very excited to share my mom with you. She encouraged in me a love of reading and words, and she is solely responsible for my latest creative endeavor: knitting. To add to the things we have in common, yesterday she graduated with her (second) Bachelor’s Degree from the same…

I don’t want to be a hypocrite

This is the third post in a series on guilt. If you are just joining in, here’s Part 1 and Part 2. :: Here’s the thing, I am struggling through this right now. In fact, most of what I right about here are the things I am wrestling with. This place is where I have chosen…

Void

The two-story building on the corner of our street has been empty for three years now. Except for at Halloween. Each fall, like magic, all sorts of terrifying and provocative costumes fill the once vacant storefront windows. Fake cobwebs replace real, and people flock there to find the just perfect outfit for their trick or…