Sleepless Nights

I lie awake throughout the night peering at the bedroom door I’ve strategically left open just the right distance to see the dim light on the other side.  The night is so still – so quiet. Every sound could be the one and my heart skips over its own beat waiting for the second sound: a door creaking open, a slow step being taken. Is he back? And what might he be after this time?A few weeks ago I fell asleep next to my daughter. Not quite ready for bed, I even left the hallway lights on. Earl … [Read more...]