On my messy car and my messy heart [and the messiness of marriage]

In an attempt to reflect on our first year of marriage, I’ve been scratching out a few thoughts on things I’ve learned during these past [almost] 365 days.  *** For the most part, when we go places together, we take Geoff’s vehicle. There are several reasons for this. For starters, he has those nice seat …

Roots and Wings

As a little girl, tiny, barefoot with a golden crown, I would sit at the foot of a thick tree on the edge of my backyard. Cross-legged, head resting upon dry, crumbling bark, my small lips would whisper secrets.I'm afraid to sing in the Christmas musical. I'm jealous that Lauren is so brave and strong. …