Windows down, sunlight shining overhead, the road stretching before me. It was Memorial Day weekend, but out here, there were no crowds, no traffic to speak of…Read more
The air was fresh and cool and full of the fragrance of honeysuckle and privet. The day had not fully awakened, especially in shady areas under the trees...Read more
It was snowing. Again. Another bitterly cold morning in Chicago. Nancy sighed, dreading her commute. As a licensed professional counselor, she worked hard to make others’ lives better by helping them become who they’re meant to be.
She loved her work, but snow on the ground made it hard for her to get around...Read more
The quiet called to him.
He was up early, just before the sun and definitely before his co-workers. Dressing quickly, he grabbed his room key and headed out for a walk...Read more
As I looked over my to-do list, complete with phone calls to make, I heard a lot of noise outside...Read more
“Pain passes but beauty remains.” Renoir
Normally, the coming of spring fills me with anticipation. But that year, grief and loss had been my companions for some time. My soul ached for relief.Read more