For Those Asking Why? and How Long?

For Those Asking Why? and How Long?

While scouring emails, a letter slips into my inbox from a reader in response to this blog post. We’ve never met in person, yet her story reads eerily familiar and conjures emotion. She tells me uncertainty looms. The threat of joblessness lurks like a villain in a...
How to Find Clarity in the Midst of Change

How to Find Clarity in the Midst of Change

“Ugh! This happens at every meal,” I rant after dropping a fork on the dining room floor. During Christmas, H and I decided that new cutlery would be our gift to each other. Because we’re comfortable in our marriage like that. And the change was long...
Why Uncertainty Can Be Good For Us

Why Uncertainty Can Be Good For Us

“Are you getting ready to leave,” I yell over the bannister from the top floor of our terrace house. Harrison stops on the middle floor, tilts his head up, and replies, “In a few minutes, yes.” An hour earlier, creaking floorboards alerted me that my son was awake and...
Let Me Tell You a Story

Let Me Tell You a Story

Once upon a time, I decided to take a sabbatical from the phone and my soul woke up. Here’s what happened. On a random Saturday, before others in the house stir from sleep, before the impossible lorry predictably barrels over speed bumps on our quiet street, I...