Drowning in a Sea of Perspective

People worship celebrities,  rock stars and multi-millionaires. But this raw piece of life haunted me in a way that is forever imprinted on my soul. Truly, I will never be the same. Springing out of the bed one rainy Seattle Christmas day,  I drove to Starbucks to buy some lattes for my husband and me….

The Heart of a Wanderer

 The glorious green grass on the other side of the fence is usually Astroturf. Yet our hearts long for the lush pastures over yonder. A lamb in a book I’m reading frequently wandered to where she believed the sunrays of heaven kissed the tender young grass. Her own shepherd’s picturesque landscape contained the purest, most…

Welcome to My Pity Party: Envy, Gratitude and Life

The other day I had a pity party for myself. Sorry I forgot to invite you. I’m on an injectable medication that costs $1800 a month. The medication works well, and has given me my life back. Years ago, I ran 6 miles a day, and swam competitively. Then a rheumatologist diagnosed me with ankylosing…