When We Feel Like Running Away (edited & reposted) #throwbackthursday

  Sometimes I feel like running away. Away from dirty dishes. Piles of laundry. Full schedules. Late nights and early mornings. Away from difficult people. From unfair expectations. From the hardest parts of my day. Yes, I sometimes wish I could escape all the not-so-fun, wearing-me-out, breaking-my-heart part of life. And I wonder, do you... Continue Reading →

How Do You Compare?

The word failure dangles within my sight. I reach out and take hold of it, knowing it belongs to me. Its presence so strong, my eyes refuse to focus on anything else. I don’t see progress. Or second chances. And certainly not grace.  I only see failure. It follows me around throughout my day, clinging... Continue Reading →

Coping with Change

At the time of this writing, it’s been ten days since my last post.  It seems like a lifetime. The previous three or four weeks have been both breath-taking and heart-wrenching.  We faced our grandson’s second open heart surgery head-on.  We had no choice. It was time.  And, might I add, Praise God! Our little... Continue Reading →

A Time for Silence

Some days I have no idea what to write.  I find myself at a loss for words.  My mind seems closed off, void of anything constructive, or meaningful, or insightful.  Perhaps my mind is as tired as my body no doubt is.  So I dig a little deeper, think a little harder, ponder a little... Continue Reading →

Today I Found Peace

Today I found peace.  Which is a big deal for me.  Especially since that peace came as I prayed my grandson through a medical procedure.  The fact that this peace centered around him and his heart condition is even more amazing to me. You see, in case you haven’t picked up on it yet, I... Continue Reading →

Messiest of Messes

I found myself cleaning up the messiest of messes the other day.  The type of dirtiness that requires rubber gloves and a pinched nose.  It wasn’t my mess.  In fact, I have no idea who made the mess, but someone did, and they left it for another somebody to clean up.  That “lucky” somebody happened to... Continue Reading →

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