MY FOREVER AND ALWAYS

We lay on the grass, Our hands firmly enclasped.   That wetness between the verdant blades, Making silken lines on your bonny face, The faint fragrance of first rain, Wafting through the June air.   This moment, our ‘now’, I wish I could break all the clocks, On the earth somehow.   Forget about seizing…

CELEBRATING FAILURES

We all celebrate success. We throw a party, call up friends and family or go out for dinner or a date, or if we’re alone, we let our hair down and unwind with a drink or do something we have been wanting to do, that helps us relax. Some pious folks pray for their achievements and…

SECRETS: DO THEY REALLY HURT?

We All Have Stories We’ll Never Tell. I don’t know who said this, but whoever did, couldn’t have said it better. The average person has at least one such secret that they’d rather take to the grave than tell someone else. We all lie, we all do wrong, and we all keep secrets, ours or…

THE PARENT-SPOUSE CONUNDRUM​

Do you identify with these scenarios? Husband returns home to find Wife and Mother involved in verbal sparring over forgetting the Mother’s anniversary. Mother accuses Wife of doing it deliberately, while the Wife says she honestly forgot and was sorry for it. Both expect Husband to side with them. Wife is being pressured by her…