I don’t know why I’m nervous, it’s going to be over soon. These months, well years, of waiting. I hold my breath, and suddenly realize my shoulders are tight, my nerves are tingling, and today the waiting ends. The ‘what ifs’ sneak in, my anxiety pitched above reason. “Let go,” my mind screams, but my… Continue reading Waiting

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Not Right Now

Matt Wilson has written a song entitled ‘Not Right Now’, and I thought about what that means…not right now. I’ve heard that phrase hundreds of times, primarily from mothers as they put off a child’s request. “Can I have a cookie?” “Not right now”. “Can I watch television?” “Not right now.” “Can I learn to drive?”… Continue reading Not Right Now