Audacity

Audacity

Every couple of weeks or so, I seriously consider whether or not I know anything about relationships or human beings. Conceptually, sure I probably know some things. But every so often I am reminded of some flaw in my logic that plays itself out in my real day-to-day....
Love Endures

Love Endures

I met my first and hitherto only boyfriend when I was sixteen and was almost instantly convinced that we were going to get married. Bless.  Marshall (not his real name) moved to my wee hometown the summer before our junior year of high school. He asked me to be...
Love Forgives

Love Forgives

In a sheriff’s office four hours away, a warrant was issued for my arrest. I was a junior in college at the time. Seven days earlier, I was leading a Bible Study for a group of high schoolers like I did many Thursday nights. My boss was there, along with a...
Love Sacrifices

Love Sacrifices

When I moved to the city, I swore I would never get back into food service. Six months after I moved here, I was, of course, back in food service. I was auditioning for shows regularly at the time, and restaurant work is flexible enough to accommodate last minute...
Love Be Not Proud

Love Be Not Proud

An open letter to my readers Dear Reader,  Being a writer does not always lend itself to humility. There are moments when I sit here at this keyboard and write words and marvel at the brilliance of them, the uniqueness, the ingenuity. Surely I have unlocked a...