Let It Go

Let It Go

My hands clench tightly around my dreams some days and especially around my heart’s desires. My fists grasp frantically onto those I love in my effort to hold them close and keep them safe, as if it’s in my power to do this. No matter how much I wish it were...
Dear Soldier,

Dear Soldier,

Dear Soldier, Today was one of those frustrating parenting days.  The kind where my precious children argued over everything: who got the red bowl, the blue ball, and the stuffed horse.  On top of that, there was an overdose of whining and screaming for reasons beyond...