Safety Net

“Listen–are you breathing just a little, and calling it life?” ~Mary Oliver  The past month I’ve felt myself standing on unstable ground. I’ve felt alive. I’ve felt afraid. I’ve felt engaged. I’ve felt committed. I’ve felt lost. My thoughts have wandered down so many paths.  When I made the decision to walk away from OperationContinue reading “Safety Net”

Blossom

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~Anais Nin A month ago I sat down in a tattoo studio.  The story of the tattoo is simple: strawberry blossoms and cherry blossoms for my two boys.  Cole was born duringContinue reading “Blossom”