November 12, 2019
One of the hardest parts of growing up has been realizing we don't achieve our desires. At least not the way we think we will. The joy comes not in attaining what we desire, but in giving ourselves to the cause, the aim, the goal. Circling the desire, but never reaching it.
August 15, 2019
This is the kind of marriage I celebrate on our 23rd anniversary. One that grows and changes. Where a life is built, and children are raised, dreams are cast and pursued, and sometimes abandoned.
August 13, 2019
Hopeful energy, inspired by dreaming about our future, that was in short supply for those post-crisis years in our marriage. Even though realizing previous dreams had cracked open our marriage and brought about significant pain in our relationship, I missed having them.