Tag Archives: healing

Looking for hope

My days seem full of brokenness lately. Not within myself, but within those round me. I hear the sadness in the voices of those who cannot imagine how they will pay their rent for the month, let alone feed their … Continue reading

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What’s in a name

When I was born my folks expected a boy. My mermaid cousin had been born just a few months before me, prior to her it had been over 120 years since a girl was born in our family line. So … Continue reading

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The little things are the best things

Last night my favorite blond son messaged me and shared a tender part of his heart with me. I am guarding what he shared with lots of love and prayers for him. I am very honored that he would share … Continue reading

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Where there is smoke…

This weekend hubby decided to burn a pile of cast off wood from our house remodel/restoration project. The pile consisted of old ceiling lathe, roofing wood, and other cast off pieces. He had a hose running out to the pile … Continue reading

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While I am waiting

Life can be pretty messed up some times. I will take steps forward with something and then all of a sudden, someone comes and says, “HEY! That’s not the way I wanted you to do that!” Now here I am … Continue reading

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Someday, we’ll be together

My grandfathers had a deep respect for the military. This admiration and gratitude was modeled for me in the way they spoke of those in their family who had served and the way they stood when the American flag went … Continue reading

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Looking back, hoping forward

As the new year began, many spent time looking back at the past year. The accomplishments, the milestones, the faces and places visited, these were the things people recalled. I have often wondered what it is about the past that … Continue reading

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Outside looking in

A friend and I have been discussing a contemporary classic novel often assigned to middle school-aged children. We’ve touched on how the themes and characters were developed, how those themes and storylines would be understood by the younger reader, and … Continue reading

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Safe places

My social media feed has been full of posts that begin with, Our/My house is a safe place. This past week, I also posted a similar message, one I adjusted to fit our personal home. With loneliness, depression, anxiety, and … Continue reading

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This day

As I went to bed last night, I checked my social media feed for any recent updates from friends who live on the east coast. The recent hurricane headed their way has drastically increased power and now looms to cause … Continue reading

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