2017: The Year of Questions

When I thought of what to label 2017 as I write my year-in-review there were many ways it could have gone. The Year of "Healing," "Surviving," or even "Treading Along." But when I dug a little deeper I began to see the questions that arose in my life this past year. 2016 was a rough … Continue reading 2017: The Year of Questions

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Baby Girls and Older Gents

I flipped my covers off this morning and said, "Time to give it to God." It was time for Church. I have found a nice routine for myself in finding a Church I can call home on Sundays.  A mass that I take something from, music that can be improved, but overall a good experience … Continue reading Baby Girls and Older Gents

The “Firsts”

The "firsts" are the most significant times in any journey. The first words, the first laughs, the first nights out are so incredibly memorable. But the first times without those joys can be equally memorable for their hollowness and sadness. My life's journey has now been intertwined with grief. I'm slowly realizing that this new … Continue reading The “Firsts”

Matt, My Man

"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is." … Continue reading Matt, My Man

Happy Anniversary

Anniversaries are incredible reminders of the most important days of our lives.  The days we were born, special holidays, or the day we marry our spouse.  Anniversaries signify a special moment or event in our lives.  What they also do is show us our growth as people each time a year passes by. Three years … Continue reading Happy Anniversary

Being a flawful human

Flawful.  As I write this post my computer is giving me the red squiggly line to show me that "flawful" is not a word.  Maybe it's because we as humans are only observant to things that are flawless and look to turn away the things that are full of flaws.  But we seem to forget … Continue reading Being a flawful human