A Restless, Unsettled Heart

A few years ago, I sat with a beautiful young woman as tears streamed down her face. Six months before our meeting, her world was full. A loving husband, a healthy toddler, fun friends, and a new home...

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What Were You Thinking?

A sepia tint covers the photograph of her sunscreen-lathered face at the beach. This same coloring alters the picture he took of the dinner he made last night, and discolors their new puppy in the snapshot of him snoozing at the foot of the bed...

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Eating Crow

Sometimes we like what life serves up—and sometimes we don’t. But most of the time, it simply depends on the attitude of the person holding the spoon...

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But Then I Let Go...

I used to have a fear of heights. I think it has something to do with the fact that my dad held my little brother over the Grand Canyon when he was three, and I was 10...

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