The Sound of Silence

What do you do when you put something out there, wait for a response and… Silence. No one is commenting. No one is sharing. You’re not even sure if anyone is even reading. You’ve cast your light out into the world, hoping it would draw somewhere near, but there’s not a soul in sight. What do you do? That’s the situation I’m facing in my writing and social media channels. I put something out there. I think I’m going to get a response. And all I hear are crickets. It’s disheartening and discouraging. But it’s also incredibly freeing. I recently […]

Never Give Up, Never Lose Hope

Get up. It was 11:15 p.m. on a Wednesday night and I was attempting to fall asleep. But my eyes would not shut. I stared up at the ceiling and heard my intuition say it again. Get up. About 15 minutes prior to this moment my husband had turned off the TV. His beloved Chicago Cubs had blown their lead in Game 7 of the World Series and he couldn’t stand to possibly see them lose in the bottom of the ninth. I had been hiding in the bedroom since the bottom of the 8th inning, as I couldn’t stand […]