Finding Joy in Every Season: Tips to Cope with Seasonal Depression
I used to hate Winter. I wished I could avoid it like the plague. The cold, the dark, the brown and gray of nature when everything had died for the season. But some time in the past few years, I began to change my tune. My feelings about Winter began to evolve when I started…
I cry out to God As only God can know me My heart that I’ve been told is evil My mind I’ve been taught not to trust My flesh that was deemed as temptation Yet these were crafted by my Creator With adoration and love A temple for oneness and worship How could I be…
Afternoon in paradise
The clouds swirled above in multiple layers Shifting from wind, rain, sunshine We were in the arc of a rainbow I wondered if three different days passed. Twin peaks stood in stark contrast Conducting the clouds Casting gold dust and shadow in the valley I rested in their enduring majesty. The spruce and the aspen…
It was sunny and a humid 93 degrees as I was driving along Bannister Road and moving slowly through thick traffic. Stopped at a light, I observed the backyard of a townhouse where a middle-aged man was on his knees in the grass with a not-yet-inflates swimming pool spread before him. He was fiddling with…
Pride and Joy
Pride: Watching my husband go all out in his first strongman competition. Joy: Celebrating Skyler’s 3rd birthday and watching her open all her new Mickey Mouse/Goofy presents.