I am a writer. Sometimes the simplest statements are the most difficult to say, or more accurately the most difficult to believe. Whenever I attempt to label myself a “writer,” I feel the need to qualify the statement. I will say things such as: “I like to write for fun,” “Writing is my hobby,” “I …
A Journey of Friendship
As we mark our third blogiversary of The Unexpected Ever Afters, I’m reminded of our goal and mission for this blog: to establish connections, to share stories of everyday life, to support and encourage one another, to remind that we are not alone in our thoughts, anxieties, hopes, and dream; that together, we can tear down isolating boundaries and build connections. In a way, our mission really is about friendship.
Love is so complex. It includes feelings, emotions, choices, actions, words, and paradox. SO MUCH paradox.
The Beauty of Reality
By focusing on reality as being an imperfect version of my daydream, similar to a reflected image being an imperfect version of the real thing, it occurred me that maybe I’m actually viewing it upside down.
Life Lessons from Children’s Books
Even as an adult, I have found that many children’s books offer gentle, hope-filled reminders that I need in my own life.
Happy Launch Day!
Welcome to our blog - we are so glad you are here! Launching this blog is the fulfillment of years’ long dreams for both of us. We both love to write and have had many conversations regarding ways to use and nurture this passion. We encouraged each other in conversations regarding writing opportunities and, after …