45 Lessons from the Smack Dab Middle

45 Lessons from the Smack Dab Middle

So today I turn 45 years old.  I’m not usually affected by birthdays, as they just seem to come and go and blur together. But 45 seems like a midway point to me. If I am fortunate to live until I’m 90, then I have lived half my life and still have half my life ahead...
Allowing Emptiness

Allowing Emptiness

emp·ty ˈem(p)tē/ adjective 1. containing nothing; not filled or occupied. Synonyms: vacant, unoccupied, uninhabited, untenanted, bare, desolate, deserted, abandoned. Empty. It’s not a word often associated with the positive, especially when used as an adjective...
Am I Really Cancer Free?

Am I Really Cancer Free?

  Y’all, the last 24 hours have been rough!  I always say that my life is pretty much an open book, but every so often there is a secret that I tuck away in a dark lonely place for fear that if it comes to light I won’t have the strength to bear it. When I...
When Will It Be The Last Time?

When Will It Be The Last Time?

Last week I traveled to Indianapolis with my two kiddos. We were surprising my father for his 70th birthday and meeting my nephew Asher for the first time. It was a wonderful trip full of quality time with friends and family, and lots of cuddles with sweet Asher. One...