Tetelestai: “The Masterpiece Is Finished” featured in the Winter Issue of Awake our Hearts

Some of you may remember last year when I shared a Facebook post about finding Ryan’s inky fingerprint on his closet door. It’s taken me a full six years to (really) be able to face the holidays with joy, and a year of thinking about that fingerprint to put into words why I can walkContinue reading “Tetelestai: “The Masterpiece Is Finished” featured in the Winter Issue of Awake our Hearts”

Soul Blessings From the R.Y.A.N. Tree

Have you ever encountered something that was such a surprise, you could barely look at it? Even now, as I sit down to write this, I’m awed by what happened and the way it has opened something inside my heart, training my focus in this barely broken in new year. On Michael’s day off last week, we headedContinue reading “Soul Blessings From the R.Y.A.N. Tree”

R.Y.A.N. Year Two

Last year, Michael was having difficulty getting into the Christmas Spirit. On one side of Quail Hollow Park off the path sits a tiny pine. The only pine in the area it stands out against all of the other barren trees in the cold months. We randomly decided to decorate that pine in the woods.Continue reading “R.Y.A.N. Year Two”