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…..
I know that life goes on just perfectly And everything is just the way that it should be Still there are times when my heart feels like breaking Anywhere is where I’d rather be —John Denver Yep. I’m a John Denver junkie. I won’t apologize for it. The above line has been looping through my … Continue reading Loneliness
It’s 11:41 p.m. Sunday night. Not only am I wide awake but I am motivated to get stuff done. Since the rest of the house is quiet, painting the hallway is out of the question. In all seriousness, I would start if it wouldn’t bother my people. Here I sit. I cleaned out my drawers … Continue reading Ambitions Of A Night Owl
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
Today has been a good day. Yesterday not so much. Well, the day was good, but once evening fell, my spirit did right along with it. I tried to shake it, however, I just felt an overwhelming sadness. The best thing for me to do at a time like that is pray. Pray and … Continue reading Today Has Been A Good Day
It is 3:55 a.m. on December 30, 2017. Sleep eludes me. Mostly in part to a stupid cold. I just took Tylenol and Alka-Seltzer Plus that claims to relieve every symptom I have. Here’s hoping. This very week of the year has been a difficult one for me for about 18 years. It is for … Continue reading Good-Bye 2017