I recall a conversation with my mother. Her best friend’s mother had just passed away. Through tears she said she was in the season of her life where her friends were losing their parents. What seems like five minutes, here I am in that very season. This past week I held space as I watched … Continue reading When holding space is all there is to do.
My intention to write for the 40 days of Lent was thwarted by life getting in the way. A search to find a new home, packing, my dad’s sudden illness, moving, working, unpacking and so on…you get the picture. It just didn’t happen. And it’s okay. It’s Easter Sunday. Probably one of the most unconventional … Continue reading RESURRECTION SUNDAY
Oh, I was all geared up to keep up with my blog…until the proverbial rug was pulled out from under my feet. I don’t know about the rest of you and how you handle limbo, the space between or the waiting in the hallway, but let me tell you about THIS girl. I do it … Continue reading The Madness In The Wilderness
Today after a exhausting therapy session I was intimidated by the task assigned to me by my therapist. I completed it with tears rolling down my cheeks. Jace instinctively knew I needed his snuggles as he curled up next to me putting my arm around him. Our little always know when we are sad. My … Continue reading Joy Comes In The Morning….
I have 40 days to reflect and prepare my heart for Easter. For the crucifixion, for the resurrection. As Christ withdrew into the desert, I will use Lent to walk in my own. I will unite myself with the mystery of Christ’s trials and temptations thst he faced. I will remind myself that the 40 … Continue reading Ash Wednesday 2019
I have always been one that is well aware of the passage of time Continue reading A Day In The Life
Standing in my own truth. At times I feel as if I cannot breathe with the truth swirling around me. My 54th Summer is coming to an end. As of the late the crisp morning air reminds me that Autumn is not that far away. Last week I watched as my grandson began kindergarten. My … Continue reading Unapologetically Me Part Two
See that little girl in the center, mouth wide open with the pixie? Yep, that’s me. You see, behind those expressive brown eyes and that smile is a child who was able to see the world in ways that she could understand, but lacked the courage to talk about it. The proverbial old soul. In … Continue reading Unapologetically Me
We all start on the outside The outside looking in This is where grace begins We were hungry, we were thirsty With nothing left to give Oh the shape that we were in Just when all hope seemed lost Love opened the door for us –Sidewalk Prophets 54 years. That is how long it has … Continue reading Change within…..
A thought about the cold and snow. Is it cold? Yes. Is it snowy? Yes. Is it inconvenient? Yes. Do we live in Northern Indiana? Yes. The city is keeping up with the streets as best they can. If you don’t like it, apply for the job and do it better. Salt does not melt … Continue reading January In Indiana