“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.” ― Coco Chanel

"Mom, I'm scared." Zoey told me as she climbed on top of our propane tank in our yard. "Do you want me to hold you?" I asked. "No mom, I'm flying." she replied. This little conversation that passed between us meant the world to me. Here was my daughter- without even knowing, showing me how [...]

A Psalm of Life

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,   Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not [...]