Dear Mom

Originally posted on Stories that Must Not Die:
This was written by Grayson Queen in December of 2012, and posted to his blog.  You may remember it from there.  He was an artist, a writer, a blogger, a geek, a diabetic, a depression-sufferer, my husband, and billions of other things.   His was born David Martinez,…

The Novel – Chapter 1

Chapter 1: Evening Mist Katherine’s unruly, auburn curls reflected the setting sunlight in a warm glow around the cozy room where she sat sewing. Megan occupied the chair opposite Katherine’s, her brow furrowed in concentration as she hunched over the swath of white satin covering her lap, most of her chair, and half the room…

The Ways She Speaks

Most of the time I see my sister in my waking moments – she always comes to me as a hawk. On September 30, 2014, as I was getting ready for work, the dream I had the night before came back to me in a rush of memory. It was one of the most vivid…

The Narrow Way

I have heard it said that the narrow way can be defined as the unique spiritual journey each of us must walk, and that to be on that path is to refuse to conform to the demands of those around us (to walk their path, or the one most people walk), but, instead, boldly trod…

First, a Leaving

On July 22, 2015, I drove thirty minutes to a nearby beach in order to watch the sunrise… Darkness shrouded my walk from the car. For all that I wanted to live near the beach, this was my last day; it was imperative I see another sunrise before my departure. My phone! I thought. Stopping,…