Doors and Windows

“When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” –Alexander Graham Bell I’ve looked longingly at many closed doors in my life.  I’ve laid down outside the door and thrown a tantrum.  I’ve tried to pick … More Doors and Windows

Being a Statistic

Nobody ever wants to be “just a number.”  We want to have a face.  And a voice.  We want to be known and heard and seen and understood. And yet, each of us (and our situations) can easily be turned into “just a number” as we become 1 in a sea of many.  In other … More Being a Statistic

Putting Myself First

I’ll be the first to reluctantly admit that I tend to think about myself last.  That isn’t a plug for myself as selfless or humble or anything like that.  It’s admitting a character flaw.  The past few months have reminded me there can be consequences for not taking care of yourself. About a month ago, I woke up … More Putting Myself First