Grief and the Griever

What do you do when the memories aren’t getting sweeter with time? I’ve mentioned my mother frequently in my writing. The scarred vision I carry with me of our relationship has been evident. Losing a parent is not easy; losing a parent when you’re young and they’re young is much harder. My mother was a…

Life Interrupted

I am a planner. Not just a recreational, so-so, if the mood strikes planner. I’m a full on, hard core, map it out, leave no detail to chance planner. I know what we’ll eat for dinner two weeks from now. My closet is organized so that I don’t wear the same outfit too frequently. I…

Follow My Lead

Can I see your id? I wasn’t buying the case of Corona for a party. Or stocking up for a big tailgating event before the game. Or even stashing it away for a girls’ weekend. I was buying it for our community group from church — dinner at our house and Mexican was on the…

Only If, Even If

Do you take this man to be your lawfully wedded husband and to live together in marriage; do you promise to love, comfort, honor and keep him, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health; and forsaking all others, be faithful only to him, so long as you both shall…