Surprise – I wrote another book!

You read that right! I wrote another book—Swan Song of a Scarecrow. It's all about my recent years of pregnancy, birth, and early motherhood where I have been deeply learning to fully embrace God’s good gifts while running headlong into happiness whenever it is present in my life. So let's talk about everything! Or a… Continue reading Surprise – I wrote another book!

Rocking Chair & I

Last March, I held our spring in my arms for the first time. Just days before we had planted the wildflowers and zinnias. A week or so after the spring birthday of Spring itself, we planted our sunflower seeds almost like colorful sprinkles in a flurry over a kid's classic birthday cake. There was no… Continue reading Rocking Chair & I

The Dead Tree & Other Recollections of Life

It's hard to describe the crash, really. It didn't sound like splitting into a fall. It just sounded like a huge thing loudly falling into itself and onto the ground simultaneously. I'm standing in what used to be the goat pen while my son plays on its hillside. The goats have been sheltered on the… Continue reading The Dead Tree & Other Recollections of Life

Limping Wings// A Poem for Staying in Your Life

I had no idea I'd get a rose this big when my little garden began alongside my limping heart on Mother's Day 2018. It just took about four years to bloom this big, but less than that for me to lift my head and love the life I had. My encouragement to you is STAY.… Continue reading Limping Wings// A Poem for Staying in Your Life