Author Archives

Writer, mother, lover of coffee and all things chocolate, world traveling adventurer, and believer in perfect love. Hoping to create beauty to leave behind when I am gone.

  • The Girl Who Would Be Silence

    Silence. It was what she sought out purposefully with all of the intention of a jackhammer breaking apart concrete. It was elusive, however, just like Santa or the Tooth Fairy. She could not remember when this quest for silence began…. Read More ›

  • I’ve Conquered

    I’ve conquered the dark and the grey in between the dark and the light and what is unseen. I’ve conquered the seen and all that I know the fears which seek to flourish and  grow. I’ve conquered the heights and I’ve… Read More ›

  • Ruminating on God

    Ruminating is what I do, perhaps a little too much sometimes, and not enough at other times. Two things I ruminate often on are my divorce and my relationship with God. Of course there are various other things I contemplate… Read More ›

  • Broken Fractals

    Fractals. Bleeding. “My fractals are bleeding,” she cried, her own tears falling into the very thing she grieved. Her fractals. Like a carefully constructed snowflake casting off tiny diamonds of light, a universe within a universe, a frozen reality that… Read More ›

  • It’s Been Five Years…

    It’s been five years, five years since I told him to leave. Five years since I smashed that cake into his face screaming that old adage, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too even if you think you… Read More ›

  • Far From Ruins

    From all of my experience with men, I’ve come to the conclusion that I should probably not have any more experience with men. Almost five years of abstinence. Five years! I am like a de-flowered virgin. A contradiction, I know…. Read More ›

  • Chunk and My Overworked Imagination

    My imagination gets overworked sometimes. Ok, in all honesty, my imagination gets overworked many times. I recently, for the first time in over eight years, applied for a job. When I went to request the employee packet to fill out,… Read More ›

  • All I Want for Christmas

    One of my New Years Resolutions is to perfect a calm state of being. To me, calmness comes from a complete and pure faith in God. Unwavering. Unswerving. Unafraid. I want to cross a sea while threatened by towering walls… Read More ›

  • The Mess Which Bespoke

    Ugh!!! There were several pairs of shoes, their shoes, littering the dining room floor which is where the front door was. As soon as they entered, their shoes were kicked off, leaving the shoe bin (purchased specifically for…well, shoes) feeling neglected… Read More ›

  • Only Pillars of Salt

      I grew up with Bible stories – Adam and Eve, Noah’s ark, God parting the Red Sea for Moses and the Israelites, Samson and Delilah, David and Goliath, the wall of Jericho – but the one that has resonated… Read More ›