Infirm Firmament

We are but a breath Gone as quickly as our names are spoken expired as – soon – as our own is gone utterances in the night that are soon broken We are but a mist Though thick in the night is chased away at the dawning of the heat Gone forever from our own sight darkness Millions upon myriads …

There Never Was a Day

There never was a day when you did not cry Yeah, deep down inside. Underneath the laughter and sarcasm and glances, You’d find your soul weeping and thrashing about Looking deep down inside Looking for hope and meaning and purpose When everything. Everyone around you said there wasn’t. And you came to believe them. There was no future. Was.   …

Five Tips for Dating Your Child

I took my second child on a date this morning. It’s something we have been trying to implement to give one-on-one time with me, but have not made it a reality. This time was so significant for me as my sweet girl danced freely when a fun song came on at Starbucks this morning. She smiled and laughed and told …

Week Three!!

Two take-aways: 1. Self-control. Fasting is more about self-control more than it is about not eating food. Food was meant to serve us. Too often we get that backwards. Remember that what you are learning is that you do not need food as much as you think you need. 2. Feed your mind, not your belly. When you find yourself …