We drive by hundreds of them. They sit across the street from us, beside us, behind us. Some are big. Some are small. Some are neat. Some not so much. We either don’t even notice them or we judge them by what we see. These houses are homes to someone. And every home has a … More A “Perfect” World
It hasn’t been the best of weeks around here. This disease Daddy has carried around with him for at least the past 10 years is winning. I shared with you in my last post of how weak he had become. Ten days ago, he took a decidedly rapid downward turn . Oh, his mind is … More De’jaVu All Over Again
Yes, it has been quite a while since I’ve written a post. Why? Multiple reasons, I guess. Since becoming a widow, I have used this blog to express my emotions, whether good or bad. This blog has been therapy for me more than a few times! My lack of writing most certainly doesn’t mean I … More Breaking My Months Of Silence
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?