Love(s) of My Life

Someone who I am quite fond of was musing recently, “What if you turn a corner and bump into the love of your life?”  I quickly answered, “Which one?” I don’t believe in the single love of my life–I know that this is a controversial issue, but hear me out. I...

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

My favorite Christmas song is “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” I remember mentioning it to my mother once and she was genuinely surprised that I would pick such a secular song as my favorite, but it has been my favorite for the whole of my adult life and...

My Spirit Guide to the “After” Life

Lately, I’ve needed someone I could look to, someone who would be a role model of sorts for this unexpected place called widowhood. She didn’t occur to me initially because she was so much more than a widow. Her everyday existence transcended the title that became...

A Stranger in a Strange Land

After my husband had been dead for a year, I realized it was time to “get out there.” In my case, the decision was fairly formulaic–my husband had told me to start dating at six months, I wanted to wait for a year and a half, so I split the...

Who Doesn’t Love The Second Act?

Who doesn’t love the Second Act?  The Second Act is where the magic happens. It’s the place of resolution, it’s the place of new beginnings, it’s the place where all is revealed, or will be. It is a place of conflicts and overcoming them. It is a place of change,...