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Learning to Let Go of the Perfect Life

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I always wanted to have kids. Starting in elementary school, my dream was to become a wife and mom. My future life resembled something out of the JC Penny catalogue we got in the mail: blonde models dressed in royal blue pantsuits stood alongside their ‘husbands,’ who looked just like my tanned Ken doll–feathered hair, […] Read more…

What does this spiritual survey say about you?

I woke up this morning to this. Two pictures on my phone, side-by-side: a typical back-to-school picture of a radiant little girl and the second, a year later, empty. I knew right away what happened. Last year, this mother had a daughter. Now she is gone. Even though I never sent my son to school, […] Read more…