Maybe. Just Maybe.

We have an enemy. He will twist anything and everything if that means he can take from us, leave us desperate, and ultimately destroy us. He’s been studying us humans for thousands of years, and by now he understands us better than we understand ourselves.  He wants our life so full of confusion, regretful decisions,…

The Choice is Mine

He knocks at my door. Piercing eyes meet mine.  With a quick grin he greets me and reminds me what I deserve, what I’ve worked so hard for.  He knows what I really meant and how I’ve been misunderstood.  He shows me what I’m entitled to, and reminds me that I don’t have it.  I…

She Already Won

“I audition Monday!” My middle daughter announced proudly as she and her backpack flounced into the front seat.  I cringed inwardly as she babbled excitedly about trying out for the elite honor choir that only selects a few highly skilled children from the grade school.  I was all at once aware that I needed to…

Addicted to Enough

I’m a recovering addict.I’ve been addicted to busy.I’ve been addicted to approval.I’ve been addicted to perfectionism and performance.I’ve been addicted to wanting you to think that I’m enough. Even if I’ve never met you. I’ve traded away many meaningful moments in the quest for meaning.I’ve considered myself too important and missed what is most important….