During my book-writing shenanigans, I’m happy to say I’ve encountered many beautiful lives. Lives that are in different stages of their healing; some at the beginning and some well past the finish line living in a peaceful, beautiful and happy place. I’ve asked the question before, what is the difference between a woman who stays … More Relieve the Routine
“The three of us eventually returned to the house while Ian stayed down the street to live with his mother. After the incident, Ian lost his job at the police department, lost his wife, his children and now his home. He grew remorseful- or so we believed. He called Mom and begged for her forgiveness; … More Chapter 2: The First Return
“… In every step I took forward, the thought of Mom was enough to draw me right back. When I finally made it home after work by 10 pm I’d shower, crawl into bed and drown myself in tears on the days that had been hardest or simply just because I needed to. No one … More Chapter 9: A Clutch of Grief
Enough. Enough. Enough already. This painfully, mindbogglingly question has been asked a gazillion times throughout history. And if you’ve done your research, you’ll find a gazillion different responses to it. “I’m just trying to help!” you might be saying. Okay, yes, your heart might be in the right place and maybe you are asking this … More Enough: Why did She Stay? Ask: Why did She Leave!
Ironically, Moving Towards Happiness can feel like a miserable task. Or at the very least it seems to be a difficult and confusing path forcing many to simply give up along the way. Well, nothing worth having comes at any easy cost. T h e s a m e i s t r u e … More Living the Happy