It starts as a jabbering. Slowly rising in level and urgency. He’s awake. Again. Sometimes when it is the fifth time his jabbering has turned to crying in the middle of the night, I think he must hate me. It is only in the light of the morning that I realize, my infant son does […]
In this time where stands are being taken, where voices are ringing out, I allowed only a muffled conversation to breach from my lips. I only spoke my truth with people I knew would respect it. And isn’t that the problem?
I’d rather get a filling without the freezing because I know the pain of the drill will end quicker than the discomfort of having my mouth frozen. I would rather face something unpleasant head on and deal with it, because I know that once I do it no longer has power over me and my […]
I put my bookmark between the pages, and placed the book on my bedside table, turning off the lamp and rolling onto my side. For a brief moment the thought of sleep was beautiful and seemed overwhelming, until… POP… eyes open, brain on fire. What was I going to do about …? How am […]
“That’s not a hill I want to die on,” I said as I took a sip of my water and adjusted the napkin in my lap. When did this happen? Today, yesterday, everyday.
Everyday we are faced with hills that we make a choice to climb or not to climb. And it got me wondering, how do we make those choices?