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…

Unraveling

I’ve turned into my mother. No. Seriously. I have. She is never without her knitting. Except when she’s at church, because God convicted her about knitting in church. Not because she wasn’t paying attention — it actually helps her to pay better attention — but because she was worried about being a distraction for others….

Quiet Creativity

I say that I want to come to the page with gravity and respect, but then my words feel heavy and fall flat. There’s expectation {from myself} that whatever I say must be profound and inspiring. The weight of the pressure I’ve placed on myself stalls my fingers; I’ve placed a dam at my heart’s…

My Mom

My mom reads my blog every day…in fact, I frequently write posts wondering how she’ll react or what she’ll think. Not once has she commented, and I doubt she ever will. Her comments come at 5:30 PM as she’s driving home from work. That’s when she’s bored and she calls me to check in. This…