Faith and Personal Growth · sobriety · Writing

Go Big or Go Home

I haven't felt like I've had much to write about lately. Much of that comes from just being too busy, tired, in the midst of deployment, blah, whatever - to put forth the energy to make coherent sentences. I often identify with Solomon in Ecclesiastes..."there is nothing new under the sun" Ecc. 1:4-11 when it… Continue reading Go Big or Go Home

Faith and Personal Growth · Family

Dear Straight Mom of a Curly Kid…

Dear SM (Straight Mom) - She hears you sighing when you attempt to brush her curls. She hears your comments about her "rats' nest". She's listening. She hears you. She gets the message. So let's change it. First, since you don't have curls, there will be a bit of a learning curve. Please check out… Continue reading Dear Straight Mom of a Curly Kid…

Faith and Personal Growth · Writing

Dear Curly Girl

Dear Curly Girl, Where do I even start? I, too, was made fun of because of my hair. I was called all the not-so-nice nicknames, and know that it sucks being ridiculed about something over which you have no control. It stinks and it's frustrating because no matter how you try - they are what… Continue reading Dear Curly Girl