The Doghouse

“Are you for real? Okay. Well, I’m about to throw all yo clothes out the window.” Have you ever been so frustrated with someone because you knew they were in the wrong? Have you ever paced the ground, contemplated breaking things, but then didn’t because you’d have to fix or buy another one of that … More The Doghouse

The Bathroom Mirror

Any moment now, you’re about to BURST. You find solitude in the bathroom to escape your reality and compose yourself. Your reality- a circumstance in which you’ve lost hope, trust that has been shattered, or words that pierced your heart to the core. You crouch down, grab a tissue and silently weep. In this place … More The Bathroom Mirror

My Life Bible Verse

Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.” The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him” (Lamentations 3:21-25 … More My Life Bible Verse

Just Shut Up

A lesson I’ve learned far too well recently: Just because I have a voice doesn’t mean I have to speak. Please, get in line behind me on this: I talk too much. I overstate my opinion. I want all of the attention focused on me. Now that we’ve established that I am the foremost culprit … More Just Shut Up

Esse Quam Videri

A Latin phrase on an ancient coat of arms speaks to the tension of image management. Esse quam videri means “to be rather than to appear to be,” and those words resonate with my spirit. I don’t want there to be a gap between what I am and what I portray. – L. Witt author of … More Esse Quam Videri

Testing 1, 2, 3

asdkfslakdsdklfjs;kdfja;klsdjf Mavis Beacon, I can do this. ASDF JKL; It’s been many moons since I’ve sat before the great blank white page to write. In short; a new job, engagement, wedding, new home, marriage, newer job, and then I remembered that writing is something I enjoy. For months I’ve been allowing my tunnel vision to … More Testing 1, 2, 3