Uncontrollably ME

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Goal: publish in another magazine… can you help?

  A while back I posted my story about hiking on the Appalachian Trail.  I wrote the piece for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in hopes of being featured in their myATstory journal magazine.  The contest allows submissions from people from… Continue Reading →

Returning to the beat of my heart on the AT.

  The Appalachian Trail. It has survived.  It gave me the strength to as well.  Saving me in the thick of it, encouraging me when I returned to it.  It is a constant. Reflecting back on all of the trips… Continue Reading →

My daily prayers (from a mama who is really real. No I am still not religious, don’t worry.)

  God, I love my child, I really, really do.  And I am going to need some extra help in the next few years, like all the rest of them, for forever, to make sure we both make it through…. Continue Reading →


Somewhere between lunch and dinner, everything changed. A shift with no warning, no explanation, no details.  Just inexplicably feeling a different way.  Everything I had felt, went to the back burner and I went in to preservation mode.  A variety… Continue Reading →

When I am weak

I am always amazed how often I am called upon to be strong for others, to share my light and love, when I feel challenged and so weak.  We are provided countless opportunities for healing, mine are in sharing my… Continue Reading →

A case of the Monday’s

Lord today, I am grateful for wine this evening!  I think there should be a rule that leaving work for a few days means you really leave it, and don’t need to make up all the piles of junk that… Continue Reading →

Faith, with a capital F

This time last week I was crying, pretty much uncontrollably, but with my heart fuller than it has felt in some time.  I am talking today, about Faith, the belief in something more extraordinary than just what is tangible to… Continue Reading →

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