Abandoning all hope may be your only saving grace

I hope every day. I hope for my children to be happy and secure. I hope my husband feels everyday how much I adore him and that my marriage will be long. I hope for my parents and in-laws to always know that I appreciate them and for all my siblings and close friends to … Continue reading Abandoning all hope may be your only saving grace

New Spaces in Old Places

This week, we were asked to share a memoir featuring hope, expressed in 400 words or less.   I stood in the center of my moss-green and brown living room, staring at the custom floral sofa my mother bought as a house-warming gift. We spent hours shopping for it, agonizing over swatches and textiles. The … Continue reading New Spaces in Old Places