• 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 3

    In a little over 2 hours, it will have been 3 days since I’ve talked. Well, except by accident or an intentional “I love you”. In total, less than two dozen words have been said. When my doctor appointment is…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 2

    It hasn’t even been a full 48-hours yet but it certainly feels like a week. For someone who feels a deep desire to have the last word, I’m really feeling defeated right now! There’s more funny mixed with a few…

  • My Journey to Silence: The Intro

    There’s a journey I’ve been going on, more internally than anything, ever since I’ve had issues with my vocal cords. If you see my page at all, you probably get a small idea as to how much music means to…

  • Today is a New Day (a short poem)

    Today is a new day. What you did, how you felt, where you were yesterday, it’s all a part of the past. Time to live now, not look too far ahead and be right where you are with all your…

  • Choose Happy

    Why are we never happy?It’s a Monday, we wish it were Friday.It’s summer, we wish it were fall.It’s chilly, we wish it were warmer.It’s rainy, we wish it were sunny.It seems as though, no matter what the situation, we always…

  • It’s Okay

    Every single day.  Every moment. Every ounce.  It can be exhausting.  The smile is often from a place that you’ve prayed for because, on your own, you couldn’t have managed to muster it up. Today it’s different.  Today you feel…

  • The “What If’s” of Marriage | for Couples

    Husband. Wife. Read. Please. This IS for you BOTH. If you’ve ever spent any time away, you have a small idea of what it would be like without your other half in your life. How did it feel? You don’t…

  • The “What If’s” of Marriage | for Him

    Husband. Read. Please. This is for you.   I was going to keep it kind of light but a note from my husband was just the push I needed to finish something I started last week. When I wrote Part…

  • The “What If’s” of Marriage | For Her

    Wife. Read. Please. This IS for you. For those who really know me or have followed my posts for awhile. you may have noticed that from time-to-time, I will get up SUPER early to write. I should tell you that…