Stuff I’ve Been Reading #9

I hope you’re enjoying the final weeks of summer before school starts back (or maybe school has already started for you, in which case, I hope your first few days have been wonderful!). I hope you find something in these links that sparks some interesting conversation this weekend. This poem by John Blase was probably […]

Sending hell straight to…well, you know

A few weeks ago, Rich and I met with a couple we hadn’t seen in a long time. We spent a little bit of time catching up, and they offered condolences on Elliott’s death. There were hugs and tears as we shared how hard his loss has been on us individually and as a couple. Then […]

Being Allowed to Speak

Telling people about the affair was among the most stressful things I’ve had to do. And telling the editors at A Deeper Story added to that. I knew that the editors were incredibly kind and would not judge, but I also knew that there would probably not be a place for me among the storytellers when I […]

How I Am

People ask, “How are you doing?” (Though less often now, because after almost two months it’s not much of a concern.) I usually say, “I’m doing okay. It’s hard, but I’m okay.” But the truth is, hard is the only word I can use to describe how I feel. It was hard when my due […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading #8

Some of my favorites from this week. By the way, I’ve started adding links that I like over on my Facebook page. I did that because I’ve been pretty hit or miss over here. I’m trying to get better about that, but in the meantime, I thought that was a good way to share posts […]