Life

Held: How To Engage Differently With Your Griefs

“Everything begins and ends with something held.” – Didi Leavitt Our hands take. They hold. They give away. They’re open for a reason because it’s our prerogative to choose what, when, why and how to take, to hold and to give away. And when we can’t do the first part, we get to choose how to experience our experience of it all and how to engage with our…

Life

Open Wide, Take A Big Bite

When Dave and I were preparing to celebrate three years of marriage, I had wanted to write this post. It was going to be a charge for us to take a big bite out of life. But something about the timing didn’t feel right. I was also hard at work on the book and couldn’t afford any distractions so I shelved it. And well, life happened. And every…

Life

It comes & goes in waves

It’s been more than 2 months since the crack made its way into my heart. I’m not hurting as much, perhaps because I named my sorrow. I named my love. I dive into a lifetime of what could have been each time I close my eyes and it comforts me. Still, I’m jaded, but I’m not. I’m hopeful, but I’m not. I want it, but I don’t. This…