Heroes of the Silent Angels

Every January,  over the last six years,  the Arizona chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism meets together for a free event.   A large  friendly sign on the front gate welcomes everyone, with the words:  ” Heroes of the Silent Angels. Visitors Welcome.” Inside, the eye is treated to a colorful display of medievalContinue reading “Heroes of the Silent Angels”

What Makes You Beautiful?

The first time I  saw myself as beautiful was about a year and a half ago. My daughter had been playing basketball with her youth group. We walked up to her church and I saw our reflections in the door.  My first thought was how gorgeous my daughter looked that day. She is beautiful, but,Continue reading “What Makes You Beautiful?”

The Myth of Insecurity

The following was originally posted  here on a former personal blog. Not long after,  I had a meltdown. Then, another and another. Probably more than I can count on my hands and toes.  Whenever I thought I had turned another corner, something would remind me I hadn’t made the progress I thought. I hit emotional bottomContinue reading “The Myth of Insecurity”