Living in the If

If. Two tiny letters. One small word. A huge impact. It’s a powerful word of condition, full of possibility and regret. In the future, if can make anything happen: If I get into my dream school . . . If I lose weight . . . If I win the lottery . . . In…

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Intentional

When I first moved to a small southern town almost two and half years ago, driving on the narrow, winding roads terrified me. Used to the wide relatively flat roads of the west, I cringed every time a truck came whipping around a bend, hugging the middle line. I would instinctively tap my breaks and…

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To Begin . . .

  As I stand at the threshold of a new year, I contemplate what it represents – the portal to an open road of fresh starts, a chance to “get it right” this time. Resolutions seem to have fallen out of fashion, being replaced with intentions. Perhaps we’re making intentions now because we’ve tried and…

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