To wake up and know you are blessed is the only way to wake up. Otherwise, pull the covers over your head and try again in a few minutes. Keep trying until you see the blessings. I am blessed among women. I have three beautiful boys who I call my sons. they are very different, […]
Archives for July 2015
July is Bereaved Parents Awareness Month. I wish I had no reason to be a member of that club. I have certainly learned a lot about grief, grieving the loss of a child, funerals, family, and so much more. Things I wish I didn’t know. We are blessed with so many family and friends who […]
People have a tendency to want to place blame. It assuages our guilt if there is someone else at fault. We want to deflect any measure of responsibility. That’s the beauty of mercy and grace. We don’t have to carry our burdens or blame others for our mistakes. We can humbly take them to Jesus […]
I love to read, typically I read several books at once. Since my son died (that is hard to type, think, and see in black and white), I have had difficulty with staying focused enough to read more than a line at the time. My mind just can’t process the words. I get confused about […]
I love reading. I’ve always enjoyed books, and a great library or bookstore is my happy place. I usually read several books at one time and I have books scattered all over my house. Reading has been hard for me since the loss of our son. I just can’t concentrate long enough to comprehend anything. […]
Looking through my pictures from my mission trips to Africa – Thought I’d share a few more.
Retreat: a place of refuge, seclusion, or privacy a retirement or a period of retirement for religious exercises and meditation. the recession of a surface, as a wall or panel, from another surface beside it. —verb (used without object) to withdraw, retire, or draw back, especially for shelter or seclusion. to make a retreat […]