I have several “moms” in my life and sometimes that makes Mother’s Day a bit difficult or maybe complicated is a better word or perhaps it is both. However, what I do know is this: I would not be here, as who I am, and Whose I without each of them weaved into my life. … Continue reading Mother’s Day
So why take in the moments that matter? People often ask that question and it is a really good question. Shoot, I ask that question. Why not “go for the gusto”, “take the bull by the horns”, “shoot for the moon”, “get on the fast track”, “climb a little higher”, “go a little faster”, … Continue reading A Prequel
There are these moments that I write about that make me pause, think, reflect and see the beauty that emerges in daily life. Moments that are always there when I slow down long enough to notice. Moments that emerge out of quiet observation and sometimes in the midst of the craziness of life. I’ve never … Continue reading Moment # 1
Dear Person, You who came into the world with one set of parents and ended up with another set of parents; will always be part of two sets of parents. You may have even more than two sets of parents.You will need to remind others of that fact often. I have had three. Two sets … Continue reading Dear Person Who Is Adopted
Jim heads my way and I am thankful. I see him coming and I whisper a silent thanks to my Heavenly Father for sending goodness my way. This year’s snow is heavy and I am storing my own heavy from an emotionally hard fall season and love of almost all things sugary. Jim gives me … Continue reading Snow Day-Part 2
Today I found my words again. Today was a breakthrough. Today that familiar feeling came rumbling on in like distant thunder promising rain to thirsty soil. I almost ran from that urge to write. I knew what would come when my written words came pouring back out. There would be pain mixed in with a … Continue reading Tess and I
Dear Friends, You are loved regardless of how you are feeling or acting. You don’t need to be anything or anyone other than who you are in this very moment. You are going through more than I can imagine. Hurts that are in no way deserved or can be contained to one moment, but come in repeated anguishing … Continue reading Dear Friends-You Know Who You Are.