The Rest of the Story, Pt. 1

Listen. I have to tell you this story. It’s one you may not have heard before, except in bits and pieces. And they are all important pieces, believe me, but they will make more sense once you see the whole picture. The toddler came through the main entrance of the apartment complex and out into the bright sunshine with her mother following closely behind. It was a cool day and a light snow had fallen earlier that morning. At the moment, standing on the sidewalk outside the complex, I had a feeling run through me similar to the one I … Continue reading The Rest of the Story, Pt. 1

Simple Thoughts

I wonder about the impact I’m having. Seriously. I think about it every day. I crawl back into what is simple, into what is easy, and I try to rationalize with myself. I try and tell myself that I am doing the best that I can. That what I am doing is working. As I stare at the empty page of my planner, Wondering what I can write down. Wondering what I can say that will, perhaps, Be meaningful. Make a difference. And I come up empty. For today, anyway, I still wonder about the impact I’m having. Continue reading Simple Thoughts