As women, we tend to prioritize peace-keeping, but I'm done with it.
By breaking my addiction to the clutter and chatter of daily life, I found myself and how to be present.
Tolerance, time and humility brought this family member back in the fold.
It's so much more insidious than physical or emotional abuse, yet it is a real thing.
Dressing in a uniform has never been an option, so I will have to forge my own way.
Instead, I am grateful for all I can do, recognizing what a big push it is just to get there.
After surviving a bitter divorce and custody battle, I recovered to make a life I loved. Could I marry my match in every way without ruining it?
No, the three words are not "I love you," or "You are beautiful."
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico's island paradise, but amidst the ruins, humanity and kindness rule the sometimes bleak days.
Whether it's over the dishes or laundry, the fight is the same, unless you learn to speak the same language of understanding and respect.
In the craziness of our daily lives, connecting with friends can be hard. The comfort and familiarity of books is always there.
There is a request and then there is a REQUEST. Putting them into perspective is my special skill.