Tag Archives: forgiveness

What I’m not saying

It’s hard to remember how or when it started, exactly. Maybe somewhere in between the pipe in the laundry room bursting and the children’s newfound habit of sneaking food from the table and making messes of it in the closet … Continue reading

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When the cold won’t go away

I am not surprised when the thermometer reads 4 degrees in the yellow-gray light of the delayed dawn.  Brushing the snow dust off from the bottom of my boots, I lay down the wood and peel off my ski gloves, … Continue reading

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The key to my heart

He had found a key, somewhere outside buried in the back yard, he said.  And it was old and rusty and its lock was somewhere long gone, unremembered.  “What does it open?” He asked earnestly. “I don’t know, something useless,” … Continue reading

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How many times in my life have I sat down in front of someone, across the table, looked them in the eye and asked for their forgiveness? Once.  It was just earlier this week. I realized after this strange event, … Continue reading

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