My Hope Remains

Not all struggles in this life will cause us great pain. Not all hard times wear upon us the same way. Not every nighttime of life is equally dark, long, or painful. Some are worse than others.   Some of the darkest nights of life come upon us slowly, and others consume us quickly. Right […]

The Beauty of Friendship

My brother had to go to the hospital this past week (he’s going to be fine now, for which I’m very thankful). My family and I rallied around my brother and around one another, as my brother had to face his unexpected trial. Of course, such an experience is always worrisome and wearying. Yet we […]

Facing the Journey

Raw , unending, nerve-racking – this is how the days of a fibromyalgia flare-up feel. I have dealt with fibromyalgia for years. It’s given me greater sympathy for all the people in this world who live in claustrophobic circumstances. Sometimes I feel like pain cuts me off from my good memories, and makes the future […]