Christmas in Florida, 2019

It happened again. When I returned to Colorado after a week in Florida with family for Thanksgiving last month, a thick cloud of loneliness rolled in and stayed for a few days. I’d never felt that before. In the past, after family visits, I was always relieved to return home to an empty apartment; it …

Holy Thankful

Though I ate my fair share of homemade Thanksgiving dishes and pie, my heart is what's most full. Here we go. The five of us sat there, eyes closed, holding hands around a high-top dinner table piled with all the classics: buttery mashed potatoes, brown sugared yams, creamy and crunchy French’s green bean casserole, the remnants …