This Christmas

A little less than two years ago, I watched a young mother place her new baby in the arms of another. Not temporarily, but for a lifetime. The grief, I thought. The longing and yearning, the sacrifice, the life of disconnect willingly suffered so that the child could have more, so that the child could... Continue Reading →

Almost a Widow

Every now and then, Jesse does something so normal that I almost forget anything has happened. . .almost. It's funny how common words take on new depths as life goes on. Words like "almost", for example. It's almost Christmas. It's almost 2016. It's almost our 14th wedding anniversary. "Almost" indicates one of two things: Anticipation... Continue Reading →

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