Strange Fruit

Sometimes I feel like an unmarked seed planted in a garden. Each day I curiously and compassionately tend to my life's needs to keep myself growing, hoping I last long enough to find out what type of strange fruit my life will produce before I become worm food. Until then, I'll just enjoy the process. … Continue reading Strange Fruit

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Meant to Be

I don't really read magazines, and I can't quite remember what brought me to the magazine rack at our local Wal-Mart the day I met Sarah (name changed to protect privacy). I suspect we were both just being where we needed to be, even if we didn't know it at the time. The last thing … Continue reading Meant to Be

Caterpillars Don’t Know What They’re Doing (And Neither Do I)

Picture books may not be considered sophisticated reading, but you'll never find a more honest examination of humanity in thirty-two pages or less. I'm convinced the world would need fewer self-help books, if we spent more time reading children's books. I think I've read The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, at least 100 times. … Continue reading Caterpillars Don’t Know What They’re Doing (And Neither Do I)