this secret garden

a blaring quiet

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February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

feasting in the valley of the shadow of death

Someone once prophesied that a difficult time was lying ahead, maybe the most difficult time I’ve ever experienced.  How is that encouraging, I cried out inside as I was undergoing … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 2 Comments


A month has quickly passed since I last updated.  It’s been a month of getting sick, straining my neck, slowly gaining back the weight I lost, and losing a little … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · 2 Comments


2013 is a year of opening up, of lifting hands to the heavens and leaving my heart wide open for a love attack.  Of rolling my shoulders back and sticking … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

beginning with the end in mind

I’ve been reading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People these past couple months, a little at a time on the train ride home from work.  Every time I read … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

moments like these

After dinner, Olive and I cuddled together in her reading nook, a square space of thick and fuzzy hot pink blanket bordered by the pull out sofa and sliding mirrored … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

the way it should always be

I’m writing this with no purpose in mind.  It’s just time to write; this I know.  My breasts are sore and my body achy, an indication that I’m about to … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · 1 Comment