Because of my personality, most people don’t realize that I am a true introvert. All my life I have been a home body and shied away from joining in with the group. Even as a child, Mama said I would stand in our yard and watch the other kids playing, yearning to be a part, … More Does It Ever Go Away?
Only this morning did it really hit me just how much this thing we call life is truly a journey. Sure, I’ve heard that hundreds of times, but a light bulb finally clicked on and things dawned on me I’ve never really thought about before. Life is a trip. It covers all kinds of terrain. … More “Recalculating!”
These past couple of weeks, Facebook has put some pictures of me, Les and the grandkids on my timeline. Memories, they call it. One was the year before the cancer diagnosis. The other just a couple months after. Those were our last two Christmases together. It is unbelievable, but this is my 7th Christmas as … More When Life Takes That Unexpected Turn
Reading afresh Joseph’s reaction to his brothers after so much hurt and so many years had passed, it really hit me just how amazing this was. Joseph was one of Jacob’s 12 sons, a grandson of Abraham. Joseph’s brothers hated him because their father seemed to love him more and made over him in ways … More Whose Plan Are You Trusting?
Yes, I knew this day would be today, but it wasn’t until I sat down with my morning devotionals, after a shower and dressing for church, that I realized it had actually arrived. What does that tell me? It assures me that my heart is healed. Does it mean I don’t think about Les now … More Things Will Get Better
One of the most difficult parts of widowhood for me has been the sense of deep loneliness I have struggled through. This is the loneliness that enfolds you even in the midst of a sea of people. Perhaps you have to experience it to understand it and I pray you don’t have to. Although it … More “Seeing” God’s Voice
Back in March, I shared with you that the Pulmonary Fibrosis was winning with Daddy. Obviously, it wasn’t his time as he bounced back and even sent us home. He was once again living alone, on his own. We are so thankful for the additional time the Lord has given us with Daddy. Although he … More Role Reversal